Why this Webinar? Your average person DOES NOT like to talk about racism! BUT here is the REALITY – UNLESS we have racism conversations at all levels of our society, then we can NEVER eradicate it from our lives, families, communities, systems and society. Your voice matters!!! Can’t wait to have you in the session!
This is a two-part webinar series which gives you the opportunity to have real time racism conversations with a community of people who care deeply about the work. Come prepared to learn, to be open, to share your experiences, and to ask questions.
In Part I – Scheduled for January 14 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. Dr. Verna will provide a big overview of critical definitions involved in racism work. For example the relationship and difference between racism and prejudice. You will also receive a framework for preparing for and engaging in racism conversations.
In Part II – Scheduled for January 28 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. Dr. Verna will facilitate a real-time racism conversation with you. You will get the opportunity to practice engaging in a racism conversation. You will gain specific conversation starters to use with both family, friends and in the workplace. Dr. Verna will also provide an opportunity for you to ask questions and coach you on how to handle what can sometimes be awkward and challenging situations.