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Change It Up! © Anti-Black Racism

November 22, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST

Change It Up! © Anti-Black Racism is an interactive session where participants will learn about ways their identities can influence how they interact with others, as well as strategies they can start using immediately to navigate some of these interactions when harm is involved. This 90 minute workshop is focused on bystander intervention in response to anti-Black racism, however it does not negate nor minimize other types of racism, and it also covers unconscious bias, social identities, and social justice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop a common language and historical perspective of anti-Black racism and unearned racial advantage/privilege
  • Identify common situations of anti-Black racism based on definitions and historical perspectives taught in the session. (What does this look like in the engineering community, profession, student orgs, research, etc.)
  • Interrupt anti-Black racist harmful behavior as you see or experience it.

This workshop is designed for master’s students, doctoral students, and postdoctoral fellows. For faculty and staff, please contact RackhamEvents@umich.edu to see if we can accommodate your attendance.

Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/r8W22.

We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please follow the registration link to indicate your accommodation requirements. Please let us know as soon as possible in order to have adequate time, preferably one week, to arrange for your requested accommodations or an effective alternative.

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Date:
November 22, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
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Livestream / Virtual