Coming Together for Racial Understanding is a program designed to be delivered as a two-day face-to-face workshop, with content and discussion focused on examining biases, learning about systemic racism and oppression, and increasing comfort level for cross-cultural dialogue.
After a successful first book club we would like to offer you another opportunity to come learn and grow with us. For our next book club discussion series we will be reading White Fragility by Dr. Robin Diangelo. Book club meetings will consist of small and large group discussions based on the content of the chapters each week. Participants will engage in powerful discussion with their Extension peers from across the state. Book Description (from the cover): Antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility. Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors, in turn,