Under the leadership of Debby Mills, James Perry, and Rev. Emily, and with Rev. Mike's participation, we have begun a new conversation around race (and racism). The type of learning we are doing in this group is both intellectual (new concepts, frameworks, and history) as well as reflective (how does this impact my own experience? what does this suggest for my own behavior?).
Week of July 30th we will get a taste of Robin DiAngelo with the brief article, "White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism," and foretaste of Debby Irving with her TEDtalk, "Finding Myself in the Story of Race."Week of August 6th we will begin reading Waking Up White (currently in stock at Brookline Booksmith, or online at Bookshop or Amazon).
We meet on Thursday nights, from 7:30-8:45pm. Each week Debby sends out the email with the Zoom link. Please reach out to her if you would like to be on the email list, or to Rev. Emily if you have questions or concerns.