anti-racism

Dialogue Scenes on Race for Schools’ Professional Development

By |February 19th, 2016|

This is an alert about a set of dialogue scenes that provide school communities with tools to guide discussion among administration, faculty, and staff about common, destructive interaction patterns and attitudes arising from 1) white privilege, 2) internalized superiority, and 3) unresolved emotions.

This set was inspired by requests from many educators (over several years) who […]

Racing into the Future (2016), by john a. powell

By |January 24th, 2016|

john a. powell is a legal scholar, civil rights activist, and all-around brilliant human being. Here are some words from him, delivered via a mass e-newsletter as we approached 2016, that are worth deep consideration and sharing. Take some time with this. It’s worth it, as these words frame the crux of what our society […]

“Tell me how to make my class racially inclusive! Don’t you have a list?”

By |December 21st, 2015|

Earlier this month I led a workshop for teachers who want to create inclusive classrooms and avoid microaggressions. It didn’t go well, at least not for me. Part of the problem is a rather common situation: As the facilitator, I arrived with a broad framework to support teachers’ long-term knowledge, skill, and capacity building around […]

Unmasking Whiteness – June 2011

By |February 2nd, 2011|

Please help spread the word to those who might be interested!AWARE-LA is happy to announce that we are offering our 3rd annual workshop series on building white anti-racist practice and community in an intensive 4-day institute designed specifically for white people.The institute will run from Thursday, June 23rd through Sunday, June 26th 2011 and will […]