Friday, April 8, 2016

Everyday Conversations to Heal Racism

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Everyday Conversations to Heal Racism

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Everyday Conversations to Heal Racism

"I am a second-generation Mexican American leadership coach and elder living in California. I experienced so much prejudice and racism during my young adulthood that for years I avoided even being in the presence of white people. Finally, well into my 30s, I realized that the wounds and pain I carried were robbing me of my full potential. I could do better than be angry at other people; I could work to transform the ignorance beneath the racial injustice." This article offers 5 simple pointers to help us bridge the divide. { read more }

Be The Change

Can you recall a time when speaking to someone who viewed a contentious topic differently from you transformed you in some way? For more inspiration join this Saturday's Awakin Call with Laura Mulvey the director of World in Conversation, an effort that is bringing the benefits of open dialogue into classrooms. RSVP here. { more }

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