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Working for Racial Justice in Solidarity with the Black Community- Day Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn the “truths” that highlight differences between Black and White cultures and as such, help White folk avoid making false assumptions and unintentional microaggressions towards Black folk. Guided by faith and framed by personal experience, participants will be encouraged to engage spiritually and emotionally as they connect newly informed historical and cultural insights to anti-racism efforts.

The retreat consists of multimedia presentations, discussions, personal reflection, movie viewing, prayer, and conversation. Throughout the retreat you will deepen your understanding of American history and the African American experience while also learning how to employ anti-racism strategies and build authentic relationships.

This day program will cover the above topics in an abbreviated fashion. For a more comprehensive perspective, consider the overnight workshop on Thursday through Sunday.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
9:00am—5:00pm
Cost of $65 includes $15 non-refundable deposit and mid-day meal.

This program is supported by the following collaborators: Racine Dominicans, Dominican Center for Justice Resources, Racine Interfaith Coalition (RIC) and Congregations United to Serve Humanity (CUSH).

Funded in part by a grant from Wisconsin Humanities, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Wisconsin Humanities strengthens the roots of community life through educational and cultural programs that inspire civic participation and individual imagination.

Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Joan Crawford is a spiritual director, workshop and retreat facilitator, and Benedictine Oblate. With a background in educational administration, theology, spirituality, and spiritual guidance, Joan’s inclusive vision, candor, sensitivity, and deep listening will help instill the building blocks for better understanding between the African American and Anglo American communities.

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In Solidarity - Day Workshop

$15.00 deposit required
$65.00
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