UNDOING RACISM WORKSHOP

August 27th-29th

10am -4pm PST

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond (PISAB), is a national and international collective of anti-racist, multicultural community organizers and educators dedicated to building an effective movement for social transformation.

The People’s Institute believes that racism is the primary barrier preventing communities from building effective coalitions and overcoming institutionalized oppression and inequities. Over the last 39 years, we have provided training, consultation, and leadership development to more than 200,000,000 people nationally and internationally.

Through Undoing Racism®/Community Organizing Workshops, technical assistance and consultations, The People’s Institute helps individuals, communities, organizations and institutions move beyond addressing the symptoms of racism to undoing the root causes of racism so as to create a more just and equitable society. Undoing Racism is our signature workshop.

Through dialogue, reflection, role-playing, strategic planning and presentations, this intensive process challenges participants to analyze the structures of power and privilege that hinder social equity and prepares them to be effective organizers for justice. Our multiracial team of organizers/trainers includes more than 40 people whose anti-racist organizing expertise includes years with civil, labor and welfare rights struggles, educational, foster care, social service and health reform movements, as well as youth and grassroots community organizing.

Workshop participants will:

Develop a common working definition of racism and an understanding of its different forms: individual, institutional, linguistic, and cultural

Develop a common language and analysis for examining racism in the United States

Understand one’s own connection to institutional racism and its impact on their work

Understand why people are poor and the role of institutions in exacerbating institutional racism, particularly for poor people and communities of color

Understand the historical context for how racial classifications in the United States came to be and how and why they are maintained

Understand the historical context for how U.S. institutions came to be and who they have been designed to serve

Understand how all of us, including white people, are adversely impacted by racism every day, everywhere

Address surface assumptions about how your work is (or is not) affected by racism

Develop awareness and understanding about ways to begin Undoing Racism

Gain knowledge about how to be more effective in the work you do with your constituencies, your organizations, your communities, your families

Understand the role of community organizing and building effective multiracial coalitions as a means for Undoing Racism.

Event Dates:
August 27th-29th, 10am -4pm Pacific.

Event Location:
The workshop takes place online and details will be provided upon registration completion.

INVESTMENT:
$700 ticket price

$200 contribution to the BIPOC support fund

Total Investment: $900 USD

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*The Tantra Mastery Training Program does not require approval by the registrar of the private Training Institute Branch (PTIB). As such, the registrar did not review this program.