Combating racism is white people work, because it is a white people problem. Every since the colonization of North American, white society has been demanding that black, indigenous and other people of colour do the work of educating, decolonizing and supporting white folks as we (white folk) gingerly unpack our relationship with skin colour.
To the great credit of the many, many individuals who have stepped forward to educate us on racism and colonialization, there is a wealth of information at our fingertips on racism. Yet many folk, myself included, have come to expect the folk we are (actively or passively) oppressing to continue to do this work.
This facilitator training calls upon white folk to step up, and to start educating other white folk on racism. Every resource in this training set draws upon the voices of the black, indigenous, people of colour (BIPOC) community. 80% of the funds generated go to the BIPOC community, honouring they work the have and continue to do.
This workshop provides you access to 4 lengthy online, live webinars . You must attend ALL FOUR in order to get your certificate. The trainings all support white folk in taking a close, hard look at their own intersection with privilege and oppression. with a focus on how their lack of pigmentation has impacted their personal and family opportunities. We will explore the commonly felt discomfort when talking about race and practice feeling that discomfort in order to better our understanding of complex societal racism as well as our own contributions to oppression.
We will also explore and demistify microagressions, white entitlement, and how racial sterotypes become the foundation for even unintentional biases.
In the last sesion we will explore the how and why to offer anti-racism workshops, presentations and activities in your community. There are several workshops, posters, powerpoints, activities and discussion guides included in your resource pack. You then agree that you will offer at least three engagements in your community over the next year, using our pre and post workshop measures and submitting them to us in order for us to continue to grow this training resource.
Check out our growing database of anti-racism resources for continued self-guided learning about racism adn colonialism!
Webinar Dates: (All times are in MST)
Group 1: January 17 10AM -1230pm
Group 2: Feb 12 10AM – 1230pm
Group 1: January 17 130pm – 4pm
Group 2: Feb 12 230-5pm
Group 1: January 18 930AM-1200pm
Group 2: Feb 13 930AM to 12oopm
Group 1: January 18 130pm – 4pm
Group 2: Feb 13 230-5pm