MADISON WISCONSIN INSTITUTES FOR THE HEALING OF RACISM
FACING RACISM WITH KNOWLEDGE, LOVE, COMPASSION, FEARLESSNESS, FORGIVENESS, ACTION AND INTERVENTION
Spring 2019 Series Thursdays, February 7th – April 18th, skipping March 28th (6:30-8:30 pm)
This 10-week series aims to raise consciousness about the history and pathology of racism and help heal racism in individuals, communities, and institutions in Madison. We work cooperatively to educate ourselves about the disease of racism through facilitated and voluntary sharing. Please come with an open mind and open heart.
This session will be held at Urban League of Greater Madison, 2222 S. Park Street, #200. A 10-week commitment is required for full understanding and impact. Must be 16 or older to participate. People of color encouraged to apply. Open to all regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, political affiliations, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
• Racial Healing by Newkirk and Rutstein • Uprooting Racism by Kivel • Just Mercy by Stephenson • New Jim Crow by Alexander • Between the World and Me by Coates • An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Dunbar-Ortiz • Everyday Antiracism by Pollock • Never Say N* Again by Burton
FACE TO FACE SPECIAL SATURDAY (OPTIONAL): In addition to the 10-week series, one Saturday session is offered to engage with each other through film viewing and face-to-face exercises. Attendance at this special Saturday is encouraged. Open to everyone! You may register and attend one of the face-to-face special Saturday session even if you are not attending the 10-week session.
The following special Saturday will be offered: Saturday, March 2, 2019– 11 am to 4 pm Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street
For more information about the series or the special Saturday sessions, contact the volunteers at: