Internalized Sexism and White Privilege @ Cultures Connecting, Renton [from 14 to 15 July]

Internalized Sexism and White Privilege


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14 - 15
July
09:00 - 16:30

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Cultures Connecting
17701 108th Ave SE, # 353, Renton, Washington 98055
A Workshop for White Women

As we work in multicultural partnerships, it is beneficial to examine the unique dynamics of our socialization around gender and race. While white women face experiences of gender oppression, we also benefit from white privilege. In what ways do these two phenomena work together to create misunderstandings, missed collaborations, and acts of supremacy?

In this workshop we use a model to examine how our identities develop as we grow in our understanding of personal and institutional oppression. Over two days we use highly interactive methods including reflective writing, video clips, small group conversations, story telling, role-playing and many other ways to take a deep look into learned patterns of behavior.

Recognizing these patterns helps us name and practice strategies to better collaborate in multicultural settings. During our time together we co-create a community where our spirits are renewed and our commitment to social justice strengthened.

Schedule:
Friday, July 14th
9:00am — 4:30pm

Saturday, July 15th
9:00am — 4:30pm

Participants will…

Analyze the complex intersection of internalized sexism and white privilege and how this plays out in our lives.
Learn and apply a model of white women’s anti-racist identity development.
Practice strategies to heal ourselves and counter racist and sexist socialization in order to improve our cross-cultural relationships and better advocate for systems change.

Facilitators:
Ilsa Govan & Tilman Smith

Cost:
$250 Early-Bird Rate available before June 23rd, $275 thereafter.
Includes free resources, a light breakfast & snacks.
No refunds given for any reason after July 6, 2017, although you are welcome to gift your seat to a colleague.
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