Damascus Road Antiracism Analysis Training
About the Training
The goal of the training is to build a common understanding of racism and to work toward long-term transformation of institutions in our community. The training is accessible to both individuals and teams that have a desire to dismantle racism within their institution or community.
The antiracism analysis training is a 2½ day training that covers topics including:
- An exploration of the history of racism and resistance to racism
- Thinking systemically about communities
- Racism's intersections with other forms of oppression
- Defining racism
- Race as a social construct
- Racism as a systemic reality
- White privilege
- Internalization of racial oppression and superiority
- Racial and cultural identity
- Institutions and Institutional racism
Teaching methods include facilitator presentations, small and large group discussion, personal reflection exercises, case studies, video, group exercises, and laughter.
You can learn more about the analysis of racism presented in Damascus Road trainings by reading the preface to Set Free, and by viewing the short video to the right.
Location: Newton, KS
Dates and times:
Friday, February 17 - 5:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 18 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 19 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Please clear your schedule during these times. It is imperative that ALL participants participate in the entirety of the training.
Sponsors: Newton Community for Racial Justice