Friday, 06. September 2019, The Loudermilk Center, New Workshop 2019: Racism in America - Fri Sep 6, 12pm-5 pm and Sat Sep 7, 9am-5pm

from 06. September 2019 - 12:00
till 07. September 2019 - 17:00

The Loudermilk Center

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New Workshop
Racism in America: What is Mine to Do?
The answers to What is Mine to Do? lie in your story. Your personal, intimate story reveals what life has taught you about racism. Chart your narrative. Uncover beliefs, assumptions, and disappointed dreams. See where your story is pointing you today.
Outcomes
• Discern what is ‘Mine to Do’ to move toward race reconciliation• Learn ways to start and stay in conversations on race• How to respond when racism appears



Program Highlights
• Design your personal timeline revealing when race mattered, positively and negatively, and its impact on your life• When have you honored – and dis-honored – your values when considering race• What is your relationship to race going forward
What’s NOT Covered
History lesson on racism. Debating current events. Convincing others of your point of view. Long presentations.
Topics with a Few Sharp Edges
• Particularly for white participants, how to manage silence, defensiveness, and certitude when talking about race• Everyone will not share your understanding of racism's history or what Americans should do next• There will be unfinished business. Race relations aren't fixed in a workshop

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Wisdom Traditions Show the Way
• Storytelling and witnessing generate empathy and conviction• Shaming and blaming don't work• There'll be time for reflection• Call on spiritual gifts of humility, bravery, and in some cases, forgiveness
Cost
$75 donation. Sponsor is subsidizing expenses including meals, training materials, expert facilitators
Location
The Loudermilk Center, 40 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Questions?
Contact Catherine Perry PCC, Founder InwardBound Center for Nonprofit Leadership cperry@inwardboundcenter.org (404) 386-8434

New Workshop 2019: Racism in America - Fri Sep 6, 12pm-5 pm and Sat Sep 7, 9am-5pm, The Loudermilk Center event

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