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Changing Racism Workshop (October 2017)

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October 27, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


Desmond Hotel

  • Full payment is due at time of registration
  • 2 Continuing Education Units are awarded upon completion of the training
  • This satisfies the requirement for Healing the Wounds of Racism.
  • This event is only for members of EPA.
  • This is not a commuter event.
  • Registration is $300; cost includes a single hotel room and meals.
  • Event limit is 20 participants.

This is a 3 day workshop and participation all 3 days is expected. Training begins on Friday evening at 5:30 pm with dinner. Ends by 3:00 pm on Sunday.

Participants will learn concrete strategies for:

  • Developing skills for addressing and changing attitudes and behaviors that perpetuate bias, discrimination, and other obstacles to equity
  • Understanding the personal costs to everyone of system of privilege and disadvantage
  • Recognizing institutional racism and other forms of systemic oppression and discrimination that affect members of historically excluded groups
  • Changing dysfunctional intra-racial and interracial behavior that undermine effective partnerships
  • Learning to acknowledge and interrupt the subtle (and often unintentional) dynamics that play out between “modern” forms of oppression and “internalized oppression”.

This workshop will be led by a cross-racial, cross gender team of two facilitators, Sarah Stearns and Gene Washington, from Visions, Inc. For more information on Visions, Inc. visit their website: www.visions-inc.org.

Note: No refunds will be issued for participant who cancel less than 30 days prior to the start date of the event.

Details

Start:
October 27, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

Desmond Hotel
1 Liberty Blvd
Malvern, PA 19355 United States
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