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Workshop 3: Dominant Culture and Identity

Workshop 3: Dominant Culture and Identity
Workshop 3: Dominant Culture and Identity

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  • To consider "Whiteness" . . . is not an attack on people, whatever their skin color. Instead, [it] is an attempt to think critically about...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 3 Activity 1: Culture and Identity 45 Activity 2: Putting "White" on the Table 15 Activity 3: Racial/Ethnic...
  • If you are a White person, meditate or journal about how you discovered your "whiteness." What role has Whiteness played in your life? If...
  • Materials for Activity Worship table or designated space Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Leader Resource 1,...
  • Materials for Activity A computer with Internet access, and a large monitor or a digital projector Newsprint, markers, and tape Paper and...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2, Putting White on the Table Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with Leader Resource 2...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Four Stages of Identity Formation: A Model Handout 2, Four Stages of White Identity Formation: A Model A...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3, Serial Testimony Protocol Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: Talking stick or other object...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Singing the Living Tradition , the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Taking It Home Preparation for Activity...
  • To consider "Whiteness" . . . is not an attack on people, whatever their skin color. Instead, [it] is an attempt to think critically about...
  • This model can be a valuable tool to help people who identify as a Person of Color or as a member of a historically marginalized ethnic...
  • This model can be a valuable tool to help people who identify as White to better understand their identity formation. A limitation of such...
  • Excerpted from Meditations of the Heart by Howard Thurman. Copyright (C) 1953, 1981 by Anne Thurman. Reprinted by permission of Beacon...
  • Read the following sentences aloud in pairs, pausing briefly between the two items in each pair, and pausing again after each pair is read...
  • Adapted from the work of Peggy McIntosh and Emily Style. "Giving testimony" can mean bearing witness, giving evidence, speaking the truth...
  • The UUA Multicultural Growth & Witness staff group offers resources, curricula, trainings, and tools to help Unitarian Universalist...

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