Tools and Skills to effectively engage with people who don't think racism is real
Monday, February 19th 2018, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Muslim Educational Trust: 10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard, OR 97223
Do you think that racism against other groups than yours is a real problem in our society, and one that needs to be addressed? Do you struggle to practically advance the cause of anti-racism in your community?
If so, this workshop is designed to help you have more effective conversations with people around you who don't think racism is real. Utilizing contemporary research on persuasion, this interactive workshop leaves participants with concrete skills to advance racial equity.
- What does the latest scientific research say about the keys to persuading others?
- How relevant are tools of empathetic listening and non-violent communication?
- How can my own racial background and perspective be used to help me engage skeptics?
- What are effective approaches for strategically addressing racially problematic behaviors?
- How do I make good and courageous choices about engaging difficult racial moments?
- What is a good sequence of issues to cover when trying to expand a skeptic's perspective?
This workshop was developed by and is facilitated by Dr. David Campt, nationally renowned in the areas of community engagement, conflict resolution, inclusion, and equity. Dr. Campt is the creator and presenter of the White Ally Toolkit. You can learn more about him and this work at www.allyconversationtoolkit.com.