Becoming an Ally - Group for Business Leaders
What is our purpose?
To learn about structural racism as a basis for being a better white ally overall and especially in creating an inclusive
We will become better advocates by becoming more educated, unlearning our biases, thus being better equipped to address racism
Note: We acknowledge that we cannot name ourselves as allies. A person of color gets to say if we have shown up as an ally for them. We can gain tools and educate ourselves so that we are more prepared to be successful as showing up as an ally.
What is the commitment?
Listen to all 14 sessions of Seeing White by Scene on Radio
Participate in at least 50% of the sessions (Sessions will be 1.5 hours and held on Thursday evenings starting the June 25)
What will the sessions be like?
Reflective gathering and group guidelines
What is the central message of the episode?
What questions do you have?
What feelings come up as you listened or have since?
What will you most take away?
How do I sign up?
Use this link to SIGN UP
You'll be asked time preferences for Thursday night sessions
If you are interested by cannot do Thursday nights, list your name and your availability and we'll keep that information for future sessions
Can't make the sessions or this isn't the format for you? Here are other resources that can support you on this journey:
Anti-Racism Resources 75 Things White People Can Do For Racial Justice
Public Address on Revolution: Revolution Now | Rachel Cargle
George Floyd, Minneapolis Protests, Ahmaud Arbery & Amy Cooper | The Daily Social Distancing Show
The book started out as a 28-day Instagram challenge and leads readers through a journey of understanding their white privilege and participation in white supremacy so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on black, indigenous and people of color, and in turn, help other white people do better, too.