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Workshop 7: Discerning Race/Discerning Power

Workshop 7: Discerning Race/Discerning Power
Workshop 7: Discerning Race/Discerning Power

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  • Although race has become such an obvious source of conflict, identity, and debate in almost every arena of our lives, few attempts are made...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Musical Meditation on Racism 35 Activity 2: Reconciling the Various Faces...
  • Reflect on your own life experiences: When and how did you learn about race? If you are a person marginalized by race or ethnicity, when...
  • 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 Participant...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Recording(s) of song(s), totaling ten minutes or less, that speak to the interplay...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint - one sheet for each of four tables Color markers and crayons Handout 1, Definitions of Racism Leader...
  • Materials for Activity Lined paper and pens/pencils Taking It Home Handout 2, Not Somewhere Else, But Here Preparation for Activity Write...
  • 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...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, Not Somewhere Else, But Here Newsprint, markers, and tape Participant journals Writing and drawing...
  • Although race has become such an obvious source of conflict, identity, and debate in almost every arena of our lives, few attempts are made...
  • These definitions are adapted from the work of Louise Derman-Sparks and Carol Brunson Phillips, published in Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism...
  • By Rebecca Parker
    Excerpted from an essay originally published in Soul Work: Anti-Racist Theologies in Dialogue, eds. Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley and Nancy...
  • Adapted from World Cafe Model. CAFE SETUP Arrange the room so there are four tables with enough chairs around each to accommodate one-...
  • The UUA Multicultural Growth & Witness staff group offers resources, curricula, trainings, and tools to help Unitarian Universalist...

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