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Workshop 2: Telling Our Story: Multiple Truths and Multiple Realities, Part Two

Workshop 2: Telling Our Story: Multiple Truths and Multiple Realities, Part Two
Workshop 2: Telling Our Story: Multiple Truths and Multiple Realities, Part Two

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  • We need to approach racism as it exists in our lives today, and not as an exercise in studying history. We need to share our experiences...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Sharing Marginality and Mattering Stories 20 Activity 2: Reflection Group...
  • It is up to you to assign participants to reflection groups for this workshop. Before doing that, set aside time to hold each of the...
  • Materials for Activity Sign-in sheet and pen or pencil Name tags for participants (durable or single-use) and bold markers Optional: Music...
  • Materials for Activity Worship table or designated space Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Leader Resource 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2, Serial Testimony Protocol Preparation for Activity Review Leader Resource 2 and prepare to...
  • Materials for Activity Participants' completed Marginality and Mattering reflections (Workshop 1, Taking It Home) Workshop 1, Leader...
  • Description of Activity Lead a large group discussion using the questions below as guides, and close with the wrap-up points. Suggested...
  • Materials for Activity Lined paper and pens/pencils Taking It Home Leader Resource 3, The Way It Is Preparation for Activity Write on...
  • Take a few moments right after the workshop to ask each other: What went well? What didn't? Why? What do you think was the best moment of...
  • We need to approach racism as it exists in our lives today, and not as an exercise in studying history. We need to share our experiences...
  • Originally written anonymously by a gay high-school student and adapted for this exercise. Mattering My father asked if I am gay I asked,...
  • Adapted from the work of Peggy McIntosh and Emily Style. Testimony: bearing witness, giving evidence; speaking the truth of one's...
  • By William Stafford
    The Way It Is There's a thread you follow. It goes among things that change. But it doesn't change. People wonder about what you are...
  • The UUA Multicultural Growth & Witness staff group offers resources, curricula, trainings, and tools to help Unitarian Universalist...

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