VIRTUAL: Interrupting Racism Levels 1 & 2

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Day 1 lays the foundation for a common understanding of the breadth and depth of racism and its impact on all aspects of society. Experiencing the History of Racism Timeline in community increases awareness and commitment to racial equity. Activities and exercises address:

  • Community Agreements for engaging in learning together
  • History of Race & Racism in the US Timeline
  • Unpacking our personal histories of race, racism and racial trauma
  •  Data on the material impact of racism today
  • Stereotypes, prejudice & bias
  • Social identity and perspective
  • Intersectionality and the complexity of belonging
  • Looking through the lens of diversity, equity & inclusion
  • Language for talking about race, ethnicity and racism

Day 2 teaches skills for respectful and equitable interactions to improve employee and client experiences. Activities, exercises and scenarios address:

  • Allyship: dos and don’ts, strategies for “finding your lane”
  • Language for talking about racism
  • Microaggressions: skills for examining and shifting everyday expressions of bias
  • Calling-in templates for those who are intentionally or unintentionally causing harm
  • Tools for effectively and respectfully interrupting racism in meetings and group forums
  • Apology exercises for healing and strengthening relationships 
  • Strategies for checking and leveraging privilege 
  • Transforming white supremacy culture to cultural humility
  • How to move beyond fragility: bolstering perspective, courage and racial stamina
  • Healing racism and racial trauma meditation 

This course relies heavily on arriving on time for the opening of the training. Please note admission into the Zoom will close at 9:15am each day.

Deborah Cohen, M.Ed.
Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Attendance Mode: 
Racial Equity
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Emelie Trayah
AdCare Educational Institute Inc.
Training Coordinator

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