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Healing Roots Workshop

Date Saturday, October 27, 2018
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location BC468 - View maps and directions
CostFree! Includes a light breakfast as well as lunch.
SponsorsUnited Cultures of Bethel

Event Description

You're invited to a conversational workshop that will address the questions below. Our time together will be educational, safe, and exploratory! A light breakfast will be provided as well as lunch.

  • How can we better understand visible and invisible aspects of culture?

  • How do elements of European-American culture and race shape the upbringing, experiences, values, and beliefs of white/European-American students?

  • How can we educate others on the origins of whiteness?

  • How can white/European Americans feel more connected to and feel appropriate pride in their European roots?

  • How can we recognize ways that whiteness can act as a default culture?

  • How can we better understand how European-American dominance contributes toward conscious and unconscious biases and assumptions?

  • How can we use new knowledge of culture to remove values attached to white norms and reduce unconscious bias?

Questions?

Contact Ehkhudah Zar, Executive Director of United Cultures of Bethel, at e-zar@bethel.edu
or Maddie Hollander, European Americans in Solidary Director, at mah96223@bethel.edu.