Jubilee Anti-Racism Workshop, May 29-31, 2020, Columbia, MD
CANCELLED - Jubilee Anti-Racism Workshop MD 520
2020-05-29 18:00:00
2020-05-31 17:00:00
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 6:00 pm EDT to Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 5:00 pm EDT

Type of event: Training

Sponsor: Central East Region of the UUA, UU Congregation of Columbia, Columbia, MD

Due to the Coronavirus situation, this event has been cancelled.

Do you wish to nurture your congregation’s multicultural future in the face of opposing cultural currents? Do you wish to deepen your understanding of how race and ethnicity play out in our institutions and our daily lives.

Jubilee Anti-Racism Training helps participants understand what is involved in nurturing a multicultural community and working against racism in all of its forms. The workshop requires a weekend commitment; and it is worth every minute of that commitment.

WHEN: Friday, May 29th (6:00pm to 9:00pm); Saturday, May 30th (8:30am to 9:00pm); Sunday, May 31st (9:00 to 5:00pm)

FEE: $160 per participant (includes cost for trainers, meals and materials). Contributions in support of this work are welcome.

Enrollment is limited to 50 participants, so sign up today! Registration deadline is May 23, 2020.

This 2 ½ day workshop is open to members of any Unitarian Universalist congregation. Church leaders are especially encouraged to attend.

Goals:

  • To develop a shared analysis of racism and its individual, institutional, and cultural manifestations
  • To begin to apply this common understanding to the history, culture, and institutional structure of our congregation, and to envision next steps

The training includes presentations, discussions, videos, exercises, small group work, worship services, and shared meals.

Agenda Topics Include:

  • The history of racism and resistance to racism in the Americas
  • Defining racism
  • The effects of racism on people of color and on white people
  • Dismantling racism
  • Claiming and shaping an anti-racist identity
  • Racism in the UUA

Continuing education units are available for teachers and social workers.

Address

7246 Cradlerock Way
Columbia
MD
21045
US
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UU Congregation of Columbia
7246 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045
United States
UU Congregation of Columbia, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045

For more information contact cer@uua.org.

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