Workshop: Introduction to Racial and Ethnic Caucusing for Youth
This one-hour workshop provides an animated video (4:46) and guidance for facilitating caucus group discussions framed by an Opening, a Closing, and a whole-group discussion.
Preview and download the workshop materials:
- Download "Introduction to Racial and Ethnic Caucusing for Youth" (MP4) (right-click to save the file).
- Discussion Guide (PDF)
Rev. Dr. Monica L. Cummings, yayaofcolor [at] uua [dot] org, Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Program Associate for Ministry to Youth and Young Adults of Color, created the animated video and discussion guide and may be available to participate in a workshop via Skype or in person. In addition, please contact Rev. Dr. Cummings if you wish to adapt any of these materials.
Rev. Dr. Cummings joined the UUA in October, 2008 after serving over six years as a parish minister. She received her D.Min. degree in Pastoral Care and Counseling from the Claremont School of Theology. An active member of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, she is also an adjunct professor at Meadville Lombard Theological School. As a young adult, Rev. Dr. Cummings spent 26 months as an education and community development Peace Corps Volunteer in South Africa.
Rev. Dr. Cummings works with Association, district, regional, and congregational staff, Diverse Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries (DRUUMM), Allies for Racial Equity (ARE), religious educators, and multiracial and multiethnic families to support the ministry needs of Youth and Young Adults of Color and their allies.