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Racial Justice Workshop: Level 100
Feb 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Racial Justice Workshop: Level 100 @ YWCA Empowerment Center | Madison | Wisconsin | United States

Level 100: Communicating Across Cultures

RACIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOP – SpRING 2019 SERIES

This workshop explores the role that culture plays in communicating and resolving (or escalating) conflicts across racial lines. With a focus on racial and ethnic diversity in the United States, participants in this workshop will learn about verbal and non-verbal communication and conflict styles.

All sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at YWCA Madison’s Empowerment Center located at 2040 S. Park Street. Purchased individually, each workshop is $100. Attend all three levels and save $50.

Understanding Othering and Belonging: Level 100—February 13, 2019

To register for the Racial Justice Workshops click here. To be notified about future workshop dates or if you have additional questions, please email Libby Tucci.

Feb
27
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Racial Justice Workshop: Level 200
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Racial Justice Workshop: Level 200 @ YWCA Empowerment Center | Madison | Wisconsin | United States

Level 200: Deconstructing Racism

RACIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOP – Spring 2019 SERIES

This workshop is an external examination of how racism is embedded in the historical legacy of the United States in our laws, economy, housing markets, and institutions, including our criminal justice and educational systems. By considering this historical legacy, participants come to understand the impact that past policies still have on our society today.

All sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at YWCA Madison’s Empowerment Center located at 2040 S. Park Street. Purchased individually, each workshop is $100. Attend all three levels and save $50.

Deconstructing Racism: Level 200—February 27, 2019

To register for the Racial Justice Workshops click here. To be notified about future workshop dates or if you have additional questions, please email Libby Tucci.

Mar
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Racial Justice Workshop: Level 300
Mar 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Racial Justice Workshop: Level 300 @ YWCA Empowerment Center | Madison | Wisconsin | United States

LEVEL 300: Exploring Privilege

RACIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOP – Spring 2019 SERIES

This session offers the opportunity for internal reflection through a combination of constructive dialogue and interactive activities. This workshop includes a screening of Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible. The stories highlighted in the film are insightful, poignant and speak to the subtle and overt behaviors stemming from bias that take many forms: personal, interpersonal, cultural, institutional and systemic.

All sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at YWCA Madison’s Empowerment Center located at 2040 S. Park Street. Purchased individually, each workshop is $100. Attend all three levels and save $50.

The Impact of the System of Racial Inequity: Level 300—March 13, 2019

To register for the Racial Justice Workshops click here. To be notified about future workshop dates or if you have additional questions, please email Libby Tucci.

Oct
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Racial Justice Summit
Oct 15 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Racial Justice Summit

About the Summit

Each year, YWCA Madison hosts a Racial Justice Summit that brings together community stakeholders to work on eliminating barriers that foster racism in our community. The Summit focuses on institutional racism and involves nationally-known keynote speakers and researchers, as well as local experts and advocates. Through an environment that encourages learning from and supporting each other in our common goals, the Summit provides a platform for action planning and community dialogue. We invite organizations to demonstrate their commitment to racial equity through various sponsorship opportunities.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION SOON.

Oct
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Racial Justice Summit
Oct 16 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Racial Justice Summit

About the Summit

Each year, YWCA Madison hosts a Racial Justice Summit that brings together community stakeholders to work on eliminating barriers that foster racism in our community. The Summit focuses on institutional racism and involves nationally-known keynote speakers and researchers, as well as local experts and advocates. Through an environment that encourages learning from and supporting each other in our common goals, the Summit provides a platform for action planning and community dialogue. We invite organizations to demonstrate their commitment to racial equity through various sponsorship opportunities.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION SOON.