Racial Equity 101 – Group

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Racial Equity Training 101

CHAPTERS INCLUDED

SETTING THE STAGE
Land Acknowledgement & 400 Years of Oppression Exercise

Section 1: AN ORIENTATION TO RACISM
Reshaping our understanding

Section 2: ANTI-BLACKNESS IN PRACTICE
The history of racist policies in housing and policing

Section 3: AGITATE!
Anti-racism and transformative change

This 50-minute webinar introduces the basics of understanding racism: how it manifests through social and political institutions, in overt and hidden forms, now and throughout history. By completing this training, you’ll gain insight and tools to help you become an active participant in the fight for equity.

Jillian Olinger

Chief Mission Officer, YWCA Columbus
Teaching Section 2: ANTI-BLACKNESS IN PRACTICE
The history of racist policies in housing and policing

Jillian has spent more than a decade working with marginalized communities in central Ohio and across the country on a variety of social justice issues, including equitable community development and engagement, and housing policy intersections.


Caroline Woliver

Director of Leadership and Social Justice, YWCA Columbus
Teaching Section 1: AN ORIENTATION TO RACISM
Reshaping our understanding

Caroline has years of nonprofit leadership experience empowering women, advancing racial literacy, and building community coalitions. She develops intersectional, equity-centered programs and policies that create inclusion and transformative change.


Rachel Greene

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Trainer, YWCA Columbus
Teaching Section 3: AGITATE!
Anti-racism and transformative change

Rachel is an educator with experience in program management, training, and facilitation. With a background in higher education, instruction, learning, and development, her work focuses on racial equity for underrepresented communities.


Lauren James

Program Manager of Leadership and Social Justice, YWCA Columbus
SETTING THE STAGE: 400 Years of Oppression Exercise

Lauren began her work in the YWCA Columbus Leadership and Social Justice department as an office assistant in early 2017. She now serves as Manager of the department, which provides leadership and advocacy training to women and girls across Columbus.


Belen de Leon

Program Coordinator of Leadership and Social Justice, YWCA Columbus
SETTING THE STAGE: Land Acknowledgement

Belen has experience in youth mentorship and working to empower marginalized communities. With an educational background focused on human rights and social and racial justice, she works to develop and implement YWCA Columbus’ Bright Futures Program.

 

Please follow along in your training using this companion guide for group discussion.

Click here to view the interactive Resource Guide.

After you’ve gone through the training, please take a few minutes to help us improve future training experiences by taking the Racial Equity 101 Survey.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Rachel Greene

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Trainer

614.627.1216

Email Rachel