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Workshop 4: Whiteness and Privilege

Workshop 4: Whiteness and Privilege
Workshop 4: Whiteness and Privilege

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  • The struggle for racial justice in America calls those of us who are White to make this journey. Our presence is needed. We have been...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 2 Activity 1: Introducing White Privilege 15 Activity 2: Aesthetic Journaling on Whiteness and White Privilege 50...
  • Take a few minutes before leading this workshop to consider how unearned privilege accrues in your own life. Read Handout 1, White...
  • Materials for Activity Worship table or designated space Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle List of this workshop'...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, White Privilege Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 1 for all participants...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Participant journals A variety of writing materials Index cards, four per participant A...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Handout 2, Dismantling Privilege Handouts 3, 4, 5, and 6, Privilege Scenarios 1-4 List...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home Leader Resource 1, Living Wide Open Preparation for Activity Copy Taking It Home for all participants...
  • The struggle for racial justice in America calls those of us who are White to make this journey. Our presence is needed. We have been...
  • Adapted from a piece originally published in Weaving the Fabric of Diversity (Boston: UUA, 1996). If I am a White person in America: I can...
  • Steps for Dismantling Privilege Step 1: NAME IT! Grapple with understanding of what privilege is and how it works in everyday life. Step 2...
  • This scenario explores the intersections of race, class, and gender. It takes place in the Crown Heights area of Brooklyn, New York. Two...
  • By Nora Rasman, a White Unitarian Universalist. This scenario concerns the recent, major increase of gentrification and forced relocation...
  • By India McKnight
    This scenario is set at a Unitarian Universalist congregation. For the first time ever, the congregation is hosting a youth conference with...
  • By Jessica York
    CAST Lexie, a White bookstore manager. She is one of three manager/trainers in the company. She has decades of sales experience, though she...
  • Material excerpted from the book I Will Not Die an Unlived Life copyright (C) 2000 by Dawna Markova Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC, Newburyport, MA...
  • The UUA Multicultural Growth & Witness staff group offers resources, curricula, trainings, and tools to help Unitarian Universalist...

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