Whites confronting our Racism – study and dialogue to action

Dear folks connected to Putney Friends Meeting,
BLM
We have put up a sign saying that Black Lives Matter.
We had a film series in late spring on looking at racism and some of its evolution.
And this is your invitation to join a focused group this fall. Details are below. Please contact Gail Haines to register (or with questions).
Gail.haines.48@gmail.com
802-387-5676 or 802-258-0369.
Please register by September 10th.

Thanks and toward justice and peace, Gail

> Whites confronting our Racism – study and dialogue to action
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> A group to meet 5 times. Regular attendance at all sessions is important for group development, so let us know if you have to miss a time.  There will be readings sent out ahead of each session. We hope everyone who attends will have seen or see the films that were in the racism series in the spring. (they can be borrowed from the meeting)
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> Tentative session titles:
> White privilege and white fragility within the context of a society that has structural racism
> Micro aggressions
> Practicing interventions
> Being black / person of the global majority in a majority white community and congregation
> How to take actioniur
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> Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
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Sept 21Oct 5Oct 19Nov 2Nov 16
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> At Mareka’s house, 126 Main St. Putney – go in front door and ring bell on right (residence)
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> Please let Gail Haines know by September 10th if you want to participate.  Gail.haines.48@gmail.com
> 258-0369.
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> Organizers and facilitators of the series – Claire Halverson,  Sandy Lynn, Mareka Ohlson, Sheila Garrett, and Gail Haines.

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