Salt Lake Community College

Staff Development - Antiracism + Whiteness Workshop #1

Co-Sponsored by Staff Association and People & Workplace Culture

A series of four anti-racism workshops will be offered to those members of the SLCC community who identify

as White, however, employees of all racial and ethnic groups are welcome to attend. The intention of these

workshops is to co-create a brave space where participants do the often hard work of examining our own

racism and White privilege and committing to anti-racist actions. We begin our work with the awareness that

we are all living in a racist culture and participate, often unconsciously, in racist actions. Participants will be

asked to register for and commit to attending all four workshops to build community. Each workshop will be

interactive starting with a check in, a short didactic segment related to the readings, an experiential learning

segment, and a check out.


Participants must register for all four workshops - CB12, CB13, CB14 and CB15

Workshop 1 - REDI - Race, equity, diversity, and inclusion
Topics include:
• Contexts of racism, including historical, local, and global perspectives
• Shame, guilt and White fragility
• Internalized racism
• Racial and ethnic identities
In-class practice and experiential learning will include:
Why do I want to do this work? Owning and healing hidden biases

Presented By
Dr. David Derezotes -Dr. Dave- is Professor, University of Utah, Chair of Mental Health, College of Social Work, Director of Peace and Conflict Studies, College of Humanities, Fellow, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, Facilitator for President Watkin's Anti-Racism Task Force.

You must register for all four workshops in the MySLCC Employee Training Portal to be able to attend.

Questions? Contact Liz.Rogers@slcc.edu

Wednesday, September 15 at 10:30am to 12:00pm

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