Jubilee: Learning Together About Systemic Racism


Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/02/2018 - 03/04/2018
6:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location
Main Line Unitarian Church

Categories


Main Line Unitarian Church
816 S. Valley Forge Road, Devon, PA 19333
610-688-8332
March 2-4, 2018

Do you wish to nurture your congregation’s multicultural future in the face of opposing cultural currents? Do you wish to deepen your understanding of how race and ethnicity play out in our institutions and our daily lives?

Jubilee Anti-Racism Training helps participants understand what is involved in nurturing a multicultural community and working against racism in all of its forms. The workshop requires a weekend commitment; and it is worth every minute of that commitment.

Workshop Schedule

Friday, March 2nd – 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 3rd – 9:00am to 9:00pm
Sunday, March 5th – 8:30am to 5:00pm

FEE: $155 per participant (includes cost for trainers, meals and materials). Contributions in support of this work are welcome. (And if it’s a barrier for you, please contact organizer for financial support.)

Registration

– Enrollment is limited to 40 participants.
– Registration deadline is February 19, 2018.
REGISTER HERE

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Learning Together About Systemic Racism

This 2 ½ day workshop is open to members of any congregation in the Central East Region. Church leaders are especially encouraged to attend.

Goals:

  • To develop a shared analysis of racism and its individual, institutional, and cultural manifestations
  • To begin to apply this common understanding to the history, culture, and institutional structure of our congregation, and to envision next steps

The training includes presentations, discussions, videos, exercises, small group work, worship services, and shared meals.

Agenda Topics Include:

  • The history of racism and resistance to racism in the Americas
  • Defining racism
  • The effects of racism on people of color and on white people
  • Dismantling racism
  • Claiming and shaping an anti-racist identity
  • Racism in the UUA