Region 3 – Dismantling Anti-Black Racism Course – March 10 and March 11, 2022

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Thursday, March 10, 2022
To Friday, March 11, 2022
Virtual
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Region 3 is offering a Virtual Educational on Thursday, March 10 and Friday, March 11, 2022.

Thursday March 10, 2022 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday March 11, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Dismantling Anti-Black Racism (DABR)

The 1.5-day Dismantling Anti-Black Racism course will raise awareness, provide a better understanding, and include strategies to dismantle anti-Black racism (ABR). It explores the topics of what anti-Black racism is and provides Black history highlights for a deeper understanding of the history of slavery and its impacts today. The course addresses the need to confront white supremacy. Participants will understand how colonization and the socially constructed concept of race have affected Black people. Additionally, the course highlights past, present and future efforts to address anti-Black racism in the workplace and in OPSEU/SEFPO.

In this introductory course, participants will develop skills and strategies in order to identify and intervene in situations of anti-Black racism. They will use case studies, videos, and real-life scenarios to navigate difficult conversations. Participants will also have access to current terminology and be provided with tools to have (ABR) discussions that are important to engage in, especially with family members, fellow union members, neighbors, and co-workers. This course will equip participants with the knowledge and ability to take action against anti-Black racism in our Union.

This course is a core OPSEU/SEFPO educational component that is valuable for all Union activists to attend.

Registration Package:

Completed application forms must be signed by the Local President, and received by Region 3 at: region3@opseu.org, no later than Friday
February 11, 2022, by 4:30 p.m.

Region 3 Education Call Out March 10-11

DABR Application Fillable March 10 11 2022

Time Off Request Form Fillable – March 10 11 2022

 

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