Tapestry of Faith: Building the World We Dream About: An Anti-racism Multicultural Program

Alternate Activity 1: The Empowerment Controversy

Activity time: 30 minutes

Materials for Activity

Preparation for Activity

  • Copy Handout 3 and Workshop 14, Handout 3 for all participants.

Description of Activity

Distribute the handouts. Invite participants to read Handout 3 and to use Workshop 14, Handout 3 as a lens to examine what happened and to observe how multicultural competence (and lack of it) was an issue as the situation developed. After 15 minutes, invite participants to move into groups of three or four to discuss their observations and insights.