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July 2018

Confronting Oppression and White Privilege: Keys to Effective Social Justice Action

July 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bishop Harrison Center, 1342 Lancaster Ave
Syracuse, NY United States
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Confronting Oppression and White Privilege- Keys to Effective Social Justice Action WORKSHOP

This workshop is full. Please make sure you are signed up for our action alerts or check our calendar for future workshops. Suggested donation $0-20 per person Attendees MUST RSVP as space is limited, and can pay by credit card/Paypal. If paying by cash or check, we will accept payment the day of the event. Only 60 spots are available. Thank you. The workshop seeks to increase Coalition members understanding of oppression and privilege with the larger goal of assisting us work more effectively towards our goals. We cannot achieve those goals without working cooperatively with the great diversity of people and organizations in our community. The workshop is in response to the ongoing challenges the Coalition faces regarding our white privilege. The participatory workshop will address: Welcoming diversity and acknowledging privileges Learning how our social identity impacts our leadership Examining our stereotypes and their impact Understanding other groups and how to be alli​​e​s​​ Deep listening to reach understanding and to make commitments for action Setting personal and Coalition's next steps TRAINERS: Co-facilitators Phyllis Alexander and Ira Baumgarten using the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI.org) model in consultation with Coalition planning team COST: Suggested donation $0-20 per person. No one will be…

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October 2018

Conflict Management Center Workshop- Making Change: Basics of Organizing for Social Justice

October 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 13, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
204 Maxwell Hall, 204 Steele Hall
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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UPCOMING TRAINING WORKSHOP: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13th  from 9:00am-12:30pm  "Making Change: Basics of Organizing for Social Justice"   Making Change: Basics of Organizing for Social Justice is a new workshop facilitated by RiseUp Social Action Training and Education. The training will provide a hands-on introduction to skills needed to organize effectively for social change on a campus and in the community. Building on basic conflict management skills, participants will learn how to identify stakeholders and potential allies, develop outreach strategies, and build a campaign of concern. The session, which will include roleplaying and other interactive learning exercises, will be valuable for newcomers and those already engaged in social action. Andy Mager and Jessica Maxwell of RiseUp Social Action Training and Education will facilitate the workshop. Andy and Jessica bring over 60 years of combined organizing experience in Central New York. They have worked with many social movements, including those for peace, clean energy, immigrant and worker justice, racial justice, economic justice, environmental protection and food justice. Breakfast will be served! The workshop is FREE and open to all but registration is required. To register, please send an email to Conflict Management Center . Let us know your name, what academic department/community organization you are with, if…

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March 2020

Challenging White Privilege, Working for Social Justice

March 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bishop Harrison Center, 1342 Lancaster Ave
Syracuse, NY United States
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Free

CNY Solidarity Coalition and National Action Network, Syracuse present a day-long workshop designed for those interested in, or involved in, antiracism organizing. Understanding White Supremacy, Challenging White Privilege, Working for Social Justice Saturday, March 7th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Arrival, registration and breakfast 9 – 10 AM Pre-register online on the form below as seats are limited. Bishop Harrison Center 1342 Lancaster Ave, Syracuse Lunch provided. Presenters: Twiggy Billue and Deka Dancil Donation: sliding scale $0-$50 This workshop provides an opportunity for participants to discuss how white privilege, white supremacy, and different types of oppression affect daily life while giving strategies for addressing issues of privilege and oppression and advancing social and economic justice. The workshop is designed to examine issues of white privilege, implicit bias and those biases that are beyond skin color. This workshop is open to everyone and invites diverse perspectives to provide a comprehensive and intersectional look at issues of privilege including: race, gender, sexuality, class, disability, etc. Support for this project is made in part through funding by a “What If..” mini grant by the Gifford Foundation Childcare available. Breakfast and Lunch provided. Parking, transportation and accessibility: Ample parking is available in the lot. Centro…

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