Overcoming Racism 2016

Starting Date: 10-28-2016
Ending Date: 10-29-2016

Metropolitan State University
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101
United States
2016 Overcoming Racism Conference Learning Objectives
Participants will:
Understand 1) Why we need to disrupt racism; 2) Disruption is not synonymous with physical violence, and 3) The white racial frame uses fear of violence as a barrier to action.
Know what it looks like to “disrupt” and what it requires of individuals and organizations.
Learn about the work that many individuals and organizations are doing right now in our community to Disrupt Racism as Usual.
Practice different skills so when “Racism as Usual” comes up in our daily lives, we can disrupt with confidence and be prepared for the inevitable push back.
Make connections with individuals and/or organizations at the conference working to disrupt racism as usual.
Be inspired to develop our own plans to disrupt racism as usual.
Geographical Scope: State


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