Racism Unlearning Circle - August Meeting @ First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, Austin [19 August]

Racism Unlearning Circle - August Meeting

10:00 - 11:30

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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin
4700 Grover Ave, Austin, Texas 78756
***For childcare, please RSVP to [email protected]
***Readings/videos to prepare for the event will be posted in the discussion section.
***Circles will be the third Saturday of every month

Based on Undoing White Supremacy Austin's (UWSA) unlearning circles, this group will be a place for white folks to discuss the creation and meaning of whiteness, white supremacy, racism, our role in perpetuating oppressive systems (intentionally or not), and how we can take accountable action to dismantle white supremacy and show up with minoritized peoples to demand an end to dehumanization. This group was initiated by parents of young children so discussions of how to talk about race and model antiracism work with the young folks in our lives (and support them in finding strength in their own voice to fight for racial and social justice) will be a part of the work we do. However, all folks are welcome as the primary focus will be unlearning the culture and system of white supremacy we all live in and how to dismantle it within ourselves and collectively within society.

***A note about this work from UWSA: «The nature of our organization and the work we do means that this conversation is facilitated by white people, about whiteness and racism within predominately white spaces. We understand these spaces as only one piece of a multiracial effort to dismantle racism. This work and these spaces are in response to the current and historical call from black leadership for white anti-racists to organize their own people and provide material support to their organizing efforts. While we recognize that the way we as a group navigate this work means that our audience is other white folks, we welcome all who wish to attend, this space is open to all.
***UWSA mission statement: Our group works within multi-racial communities to end personal, structural, and cultural racism and build a racially just Austin. We are a group of people of European descent, who’s varying ethnic histories have been forged into one common “white” identity to perpetuate racism. We seek to undo racism in many ways, including educating ourselves on racial oppression, mobilizing other people of European descent to dismantle white supremacy, and supporting social justice organizing led by people of color communities, including indigenous people.
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