All CoP Sessions: Me & White Supremacy Series Training - July 2021-June 2022
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Moderated by: Erin Miers, PsyD
7/12: Introduction to the topic--Why challenging white supremacy is important, About the Author, your commitment to the challenging white supremacy.
8/30: You and White Privilege--Examining what white privilege is and how it impacts our daily lives
9/13: You and White Fragility--Exploring what white fragility is and how it gets in the way of challenging white supremacy
9/27: You and Tone Policing--Defining what tone policing is and how it is used to silence the voices of BIPOC individuals in a variety of circumstances
10/11: You and White Silence--Speaking about white silence and how it weaponized against BIPOC to perpetuate white supremacy
10/25: You and White Superiority--How insidious white supremacy is that we deny white superiority while upholding the ideas of such a concept
11/8: You and White Exceptionalism--Exploring the concept of the “good white person” what that means and how to challenge that cognitive distortion
11/22: You and Color Blindness--Examining how the concept of color blindness actually diminishes BIPOC instead of uplifts and how our culture has perpetuated that color blindness and post-racism America is the current state of affairs
12/6: REVIEW: We will be exploring how far we have come in the last 16 weeks and how our perspectives have changed. We will review the material that we have covered and process topics that we hadn’t had time to address. We will also explore logistics at this point in time.
1/10/2022: You & Color Blindness--Exploring the problematic nature of “color blindness” and presenting an alternative perspective
1/24/2022: You & Anti-Blackness against Black Women--Examining how white supremacy perpetuates violence, stereotypes, and false narratives about Black women, shifting them from real humans into caricatures of people
2/7/2022: You & Anti-Blackness against Black Men--Examining how white supremacy perpetuates violence, stereotypes, and false narratives about Black men, shifting them from real humans into caricatures of people
2/21/2022: You & Anti-Blackness against Black Children--Exploring the shift between childhood to dangerous that many Black children have to navigate and the relationship between white saviorism and Black children
3/7/2022: You & Racist Stereotypes--Discussion of how racist stereotypes rob the humanity from everyone involved, digging deeper into how white supremacy harms white people and isn’t just a problem for BIPOC individuals to handle
3/21/2022:You & Cultural Appropriation--Defines cultural appropriation and explores how it impacts our daily lives
4/4/2022: REVIEW--We will be exploring the work we have done, how our perspectives have changed. We will review the material covered and process topics that we hadn’t had time to address.
4/18/2022: You & White Apathy--Review introduction into week 3 and look at white apathy and the violence that results in not taking a stand
5/9/2022: You & White Centering--Defines white centering and the role that it plays in perpetuating white supremacy, in keeping white people as the priority and perpetuates marginalization BIPOC (and other groups of people)
5/17/2022: You & Tokenism--Defines tokenism and explores the harm of highlighting an individual from a group as well as reviewing the harmful impact of stereotypes
5/31/2022: You & White Saviorism--Defines white saviorism and challenges us to consider how we have engaged in the role of the white savior and how we can change our behavior
6/14/2022: You & Optical Allyship--Explores ideas around allyship and what it really means to be a genuine ally in the fight against white supremacy, as well as how being an optical ally creates more harm and even violence than good.
6/28/2022: You & Being Called Out/Called In--How to approach mistakes without engaging in white fragility and with a response that is respectful and not harmful.
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
- Other special populations
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Retention and/or re-engagement in care