Racism has had a deeply damaging and divisive effect on everyone. It shapes and perpetuates the inequities of our society. It has become part of our social institutions. Unless we address racism, it is replicated in any solutions we develop. Understanding and healing the effects of racism on us as individuals is a necessary step in creating a movement that can sustain all life and restore the environment.
In this workshop, we will:
★ Learn about the development and maintenance of racism
★ Examine the effects of historic and systemic racism on individual lives, interpersonal connections, relationships, and the climate movement
★ Examine manifestations of racism in the environmental movement and the global response to the climate emergency
★ Learn the approaches used by Sustaining All Life and United to End Racism to heal from the damage of oppression, increase our effectiveness in the climate justice movement, and prevent burnout