The Power of Now Part II: Building Solidarity with Black Lives Matter Boston

The Power of Now Part II: Building Solidarity with Black Lives Matter Boston
Event on 2017-06-17 09:00:00
Black Lives Matter Boston presents: The Power of Now Level II Workshop: Growing from Allyship to Solidarity and Turning Privilege to Power (You do not need to have attended Level I in order to participate in Level II) Registration and Breakfast 9 am Presenter: Karlene Griffiths Sekou The current political moment in the United States presents some not so new challenges in immanent ways. There are real opportunities for resistance, growth, cultivating authentic and connecting relationships, and building collective power within a strong mass social movement. This Level II Workshop will: A. Use personal stories, film, case study, and/or role play to build and strengthen participant conversations on race, healing justice, active resistance, white supremacy. B. Discuss the Radical Black Freedom Struggle and BLM's role in it C. Offer a framework for choosing to be an ally, accomplice or freedom fighter. Discuss what we mean by privilege, appropriation, White supremacy, White backlash racism, discrimination, cultural bias, etc. D. Discuss what you need to build effective partnership with the BLM movement. How do you go from allyship to solidarity and move from privilege to power. (Workshop Fees will support BLM Boston.  For sliding scale fees contact the organizer)  

at First Parish In Brookline
382 Walnut Street
Brookline, United States

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