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Anti-Racist Teach-In with Melanie Stevens MFA '17

Nov 21, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

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Join us for an Anti-Racist Teach-In at PNCA Co-presented by Critical Studies and the PNCA Equity Council
November 21 5:30-7:00pm: Melanie Stevens, Media Literacy
Anti-Racist Teach-Ins will take place select Tuesday Evenings 5:30-7:00pm, Room 413.
All Trainings and Workshops are Free and Open to the Public Community Members Welcome
This series of workshops and trainings seeks to create greater awareness and understanding of whiteness, white privilege, inequality, oppression, and the history of white supremacy. Taught by a series of experienced facilitators, educators, activists, and community organizers, these teach-ins will provide skills and tools for fostering anti-racism, allyship, and coalition building.
Contact: Shawna Lipton, Chair of Critical Studies slipton@pnca.edu Victor Maldonado, Inclusions Specialist vmaldonado@pnca.edu (E-mail us with questions, comments, critiques, or to lead a workshop)
Upcoming: January 23 6:00-8:00pm: Shawna Lipton, Making Whiteness Visible Film Screening of “Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible” followed by discussion
Resources: 30+ Resources to Help White Americans Learn About Race and Racism http://everydayfeminism.com/2015/07/white-americans-learn-race/
Whiteness Studies and White Privilege http://studywhiteness.blogspot.com/
White Awake https://whiteawake.org/
More about the Equity Council at PNCA:
The Equity Council provides a space for on-going dialogue and self-reflection about issues of equity and social justice at PNCA. The discussions that take place during these bi-weekly meetings (Mondays 12:30-1:30 in Bridgelab) will help keep our learning community accountable and guide more culturally responsive programming in the future.
The Equity Council is intended to be a place where students, faculty, and staff can: Share experiences Air grievances Pose questions Make suggestions Shape the learning environment Address issues of race, identity, class, sexuality, gender, ability, and difference in a space free of judgement Discuss PNCA’s relationship to the Portland community and the world at large
As a grassroots committee, we encourage everyone to participate and contribute their critical perspective and creative energy. Please join us as regularly as possible. If, for whatever reason, you can’t make Equity Council please email vmaldonado@pnca.edu to learn about other opportunities to get involved in our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives as part of our Strategic Plan.

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503.226.4391

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