Racial Justice Training for All

Racial Justice Training for All

Racial Justice Training for All
Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 7:00 PM to Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 8:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Karen Methot

This session has been canceled. Registrants are invited (but not required) to join a Conference Microaggressions Book Study, culminating on March 29 with an online discussion featuring the book's authors. There is an additional certificate component for interested clergy. Please learn more and register here.

Questions? Contact Karen Methot.

Both clergy and lay people are welcome to join us for this 3-1/2 hour, on-line Racial Justice 101 training facilitated by Rev. James D. Ross II, Minister for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Completed session may apply toward racial justice training requirements for clergy.

The Racial Justice 101 workshop is designed as an overview session, grounded in the articulations of Christian faith and the belief that faithfulness to God mandates that we all work to bring forth justice for all of God’s people. It offers an introduction to racial formation; invites participants to consider the role of our country’s founding documents in constructing and framing U.S. racial realities; explores contemporary issues of racism; and introduces shared language for discussions of white supremacy. Throughout the workshop, participants are urged to use the lens of their faith and current ministry settings as they think about what they are learning.

The sessions include presentations by the facilitator, large and small group discussions, and audio and video materials. Specific course materials vary based on latest developments in news, public policy and the determined needs of the people registered for the session.

This workshop is appropriate both for individuals who are new to thinking about race, racism, and white supremacy, as well as those who have engaged in this work and seek a refresher or an opportunity to learn from the perspectives and experiences of others. Each participant will receive a certificate of participation.

This virtual workshop is open to all. The cost to attend is $20, Four weeks prior to your event, you will be sent a registration form to complete along with payment. Questions? Contact Karen Methot.

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