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  • Dismantling Systemic White Supremacy: Slowing Down to Go Deeper

    Two years ago the MidAmerica Fieldstaff Team embarked on a course of group study in order to do personal work around dismantling systemic white supremacy. Here is sample of what we have viewed and discussed:
    10/1/2019
  • Worship Matters: Dismantling White Supremacy

    Remember to…Seek ways to amplify and incorporate the voices of people of color in all aspects of congregational life. Centering voices of people of color helps to destabilize white supremacy as the dominant cultural norm in a UU setting and beyond.
    By Nancy Combs-Morgan | 9/4/2019
  • GA Inspiration for Dismantling Systemic White Supremacy

    For this month we encourage you and your congregants to watch some of the best moments of General Assembly (GA) 2019 in Spokane, WA. As program staff we recommend the Sunday morning worship service with a mighty and moving sermon, It is Time Now, by Reverend Marta I. Valentín.
    8/1/2019
  • Dismantling White Supremacy Resource: The Urgency of Intersectionality

    For many of us, one of the highlights at last month’s Regional Assembly in Saint Louis was the Saturday evening viewing of a TED talk by Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw, an American civil rights advocate and a leading scholar of critical race theory, known for the introduction and...
    5/7/2019
  • Decentering Whiteness in Worship

    We recommend watching a recording of a webinar called “Decentering Whiteness in Worship” led by Rev. Erika Hewitt, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, and Julica Hermann de la Fuente that was recorded on June 1, 2017.
    4/7/2019
  • Knowing Ourselves: Undoing Racism as Spiritual Practice

    Webinar hosted by Julica Hermann de la Fuente, a UU Lay Community Minister and a candidate for UU ministry. “Knowing Ourselves” was the first installment of Changing Systems, Changing Ourselves: Anti-racist Practice for Sanctuary, Accompaniment & Resistance, a four-session...
    2/5/2019
  • Dismantling Systemic White Supremacy

    Intersectionality addresses how specific identities compound to disempower people due to accepted (and often unseen) systems of power at work in society.
    By Sharon Dittmar | 1/3/2019
  • Dismantling White Supremacy Resource of the Month - Brittany Packnett

    2018 Ware Lecturer Brittany Packnett’s "talk offers much for us to reflect upon as we examine the impacts of racism and white supremacy culture within our faith.”
    12/3/2018
  • Dismantling White Supremacy Resource of the Month

    As we seek to dismantle white supremacy, within our own institution, as well as the greater world, we must seek to be in relationship.
    By Nancy Combs-Morgan | 11/5/2018

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