Transforming White Privilege on the Path to Racial Equity
A workshop series for white women in the East Bay
offered by Neighbors for Racial JusticeWe invite you to explore with us our understanding of white privilege and racism.
We will examine the culture of white supremacy, white fragility, and white space
as we learn to interrupt the harmful effects of racism. Engaging with readings,
videos, exercises, personal stories and restorative practices, we will build a
supportive, healing community while we cultivate the skills needed to show up
together as white people to do the work of dismantling racism.
Dates: Sunday, February 2, 2020, 10am-2pm (includes lunch) and
Thursday evenings February 6, 13, 20, 27 from 6-9pm
(6pm gather, light supper together, 6:30pm class begins)
Location: A home in the Dimond neighborhood of Oakland, CA.
Cost/Offering: $100 - $300, no one turned away for lack of funds.
All proceeds go to the Black Council of Neighbors for Racial Justice and other local
racial justice organizations from whom we learn in doing this work.
REGISTRATION: Please email a paragraph expressing your interest and motivation
for taking this course, or any questions to: Alanya at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Space is limited; register soon. If these dates do not work for you, let us know by
email that you are interested in future offerings.
Becoming anti-racist is a lifetime practice.
We hope you’ll join us for this chapter of the work.
About the Facilitators: Jenn Biehn, Jackie Dennis, and Alanya Snyder are white
activists with the group Neighbors for Racial Justice and have facilitated transforming white privilege work for the last five years. Jenn was an instructor at City College of San Francisco 1977-2019 and is deeply involved in engaged Buddhism. Jackie is an intuitive — reading and teaching in the Bay Area since 1976. Alanya has been teaching teens in public schools and independent study programs since 1995.
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