Racial Equity Foundations & Applications Overview
Facilitated by one of our DE&I experts, this interactive training session helps you learn about structural racism and make connections to inequities we see today, and offers the opportunity to dive deeper by customizing the focus of your session. Through discussion and exercises, our facilitator will encourage you to reflect on your own identity and biases, and develop a thoughtful strategy for practicing antiracism. After your training, you’ll be prepared to respond to and root out racism on an individual and institutional level.
Who this training is for: Individuals, small groups, and organizations who want a better understanding of how racism operates and how to incorporate anti-racist work into their daily lives.
- Terminology: The words we use, and how they reflect the values we uphold
- Key concepts:
- Three forms of racism: Individual, institutional, and structural
- Power dynamics: Identifying power and privilege, and their influence
- Racial equity: Understand the differences among equality, equity, and justice, and how
to avoid the pitfalls of “colorblindness”
- Implicit bias: How stereotypes and standards reinforce oppressive messages and norms
- History: How racism has informed centuries of American law and policy. This training includes the option to focus on specific issues and institutions, such as housing, policing, criminal justice, education, and healthcare
- Intersectionality: How the interconnectedness of social identities influence and inform systems of oppression or systemic oppression
- Practice: Actions, tools, and strategies to minimize harm through repair and reduction, and to intentionally practice anti-racism
- Resource guide: More information, recommendations, and concrete actions to continue your journey to social justice
This is a workshop, facilitated conversation. Please fill out our interest form so we can learn more about your needs. A member of our Social Justice team will be in touch.