Alliance for Interracial Dignity Hosts Monthly Talk-Heal-Change: White Privilege Nov. 10

Nov. 3, 2016

Alliance for Interracial Dignity: Talk-Heal-Change

The Alliance for Interracial Dignity is now meeting monthly on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.  The Alliance for Interracial Dignity is a group of leaders in the Webster Groves area with the goal of building a strong community by learning from our collective past and challenging the racial status quo.

Each meeting will include time to get to know one another, a learning opportunity related to social justice including time to discuss with friends, and lastly time for each of our focused committees to work toward positive action. 

 

Focus areas include: 

  • Building Relationships and Communication
  • Program Planning for Continued Learning Together
  • Increasing Diversity to Influence Policy
  • Policing 

Overarching Goals:  

  • Coming Together as a Community and Growing Together as a Community
  • Building community alliances with government, cultural/racial, and faith-based groups to create a sustained social justice partnership.

The next meeting will take place on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Webster Groves Baptist Church located at 308 Summit Ave. in Webster Groves. 

Continuing to Talk-Heal-Change together, each person in attendance is able to select a committee to design and take actions that will bring the community together by learning from our collective past, challenging the racial status quo and building a stronger community. An agenda is shown below.  

Agenda for Thursday, Nov. 10 "White Privilege: What is it?"  

1. Welcome and Introductions 

2. Building Relationships Activity

3. Engaging learning session:  White Privilege:  What is it? 

4. Committee Updates and Working Session:

  • Building Relationships and Communication
  • Program Planning for Continued Learning Together
  • Increasing Diversity to Influence Policy
  • Policing

5. Groups report back and let others know how they can support the group’s plans

6. Regular Meeting Date:  Second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.  The Next meeting will be Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. 

7. Closing

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