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Anti-Racism in Action Workshop with Crystal Farmer

July 21 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT , 2-hour Live Workshop


Register below to get the recording or join live Tuesday, July 21st | 1-3pm pacific / 4-6pm eastern (your local time)

 

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About this Workshop

The current times tell us that it’s not enough to not be racist–we have to be anti-racist. Whether your community is residential or just a group of interested people, doing the work of anti-racism helps everyone be more inclusive and welcoming to people of color. In this online workshop, we’ll cover how to do anti-racism work right where you are. We’ll cover: how to respond to call-outs from people of color, how to engage white friends and family in discussions on race, how to get out of your comfort zone with activist organizations, and how to talk to your community about making change. This interactive session is for people of all ethnicities and experience in community.

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Key points to be covered:
  • How to gracefully respond to accusations of racism
  • How to argue productively with your racist relatives
  • How to choose the right activist organization
  • How to convince your community to change harmful policies

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About the presenter:

Crystal Byrd Farmer is a North Carolina native active in the cohousing and polyamorous communities. An engineer turned educator, she speaks and writes about ways communities can be more welcoming to people of all kinds of backgrounds. Crystal is the website editor for Black & Poly, an organization promoting healthy polyamorous relationships for people of color. She also serves on the Editorial Review Board of Communities Magazine published by the Global Ecovillage Network-United States. Her book The Token: Common Sense Ideas for Increasing Diversity in Your Organization will be published in late 2020. Crystal is passionate about encouraging people to change their perspectives on diversity, relationships, and the world.

Details

Date:
July 21
Time:
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
Event Category:

Organizer

Foundation for Intentional Community
Email:
connect@ic.org

 

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