Introduction to Racial Justice Training
Presented by TJ Harper and Kelly Gallagher and the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ
at the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury
Friday, April 6, 6:00-9:00 PM and Saturday, April 7, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
The training consists of:
- Three-Part Covenant
- Four Realms of Racism
- Race as a social construct
- Inclusivity Spectrum
The training achieves its goals:
- Through the use of articles, videos, speeches
- Group discussion and discourse
- Specifically tailored Racial Justice Curriculum
WHY racial justice training?
This training, “From Tolerance to Unity,” seeks to create a common language around racism, to unmask racism in our lives, and to encourage long-term engagement in racial justice ministry. We are driven to view racism as a spiritual issue, and not a common endeavor.