Living the Pledge Workshop

Living the Richmond Pledge Workshop

Incorporate the pledge into your life

In order to make the Richmond Pledge to End Racism something that becomes an integral part of our daily lives, we’ve designed a workshop for signers of the pledge to reflect, learn, and practice how to develop and maintain this commitment.

Goals

The primary goal of this workshop is to develop confidence in our abilities to:

  • Integrate the Richmond Pledge into our daily lives
  • Recognize and challenge systemic racism
  • Confront racism and bias in our everyday lives, and
  • Take leadership in ending racism in our community, our culture, and our lives

As part of the workshop, participants develop a community of support and an understanding of how to use support in deepening our work in building a just and equitable multicultural world.

Who’s this Class For?

For people who have engaged in other anti-racism/multiculturalism training, this workshop is designed to take your understanding and your competency to a deeper level. If you’ve never taken a class about racism, this workshop will challenge you to invest in and deepen your learning so you can put yourself on the road to intercultural competence.

WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US ON THIS JOURNEY

Members of the first Living the Pledge Class - Spring 2015

Members of the first Living the Richmond Pledge Class Spring 2015

Participation

Participants are asked to commit to being present at ALL SESSIONS and do pre-reading/viewing before the workshop and other assignments between sessions. After you register, you’ll receive an email with information about pre-workshop resources.

The Living the Pledge workshops are led by trained leaders and small group facilitators. If you’re interested in becoming a small group facilitator, the first step is to complete the Living the Pledge workshop.

Registration

We have two upcoming workshops in the remainder of 2018.

Living the Pledge Workshop – Aug 4 and 18, 2018

The next Living the Pledge workshop will be held on August 4 and 18th, at First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1000 Blanton Ave., Richmond, VA  23221. This workshop is open to all people in the Greater Richmond area.

Registration fee is $30 per person (waived on request – the workshop is open to everyone regardless of ability to pay). This fee includes:

  • the workshop
  • all materials
  • lunch on the first day
REGISTER NOW! August 4 and 18, 2018

Faith Community-Centered Living the Pledge Workshop – Oct 6 and 20, 2018

On October 6 and 20, 2018, we are offering a Living the Pledge workshop especially for representatives and teams from faith communities in the Greater Richmond area who are interested in bringing the Pledge to their congregations. This workshop is will be offered at  Richmond Hill, 2209 E Grace Street, Richmond VA  23223.

Registration fee for this workshop is $55 per person (waived or adjusted on request – the workshop is open to everyone regardless of ability to pay). This fee includes:

  • the workshop
  • all materials
  • lunch/snacks on both days provided by Richmond Hill
  • a pre-planning and follow-up consultation with the Richmond Pledge organizers to help you bring the Pledge to your congregation/communities

Download a promotional flyer of the Oct 6 and 20, 2018, for your congregation/community.

REGISTER NOW! October 6 and 20, 2018
Richmond Pledge Facilitators in a meeting

A few of our Richmond Pledge Leaders and Facilitators (left around the table)
Leigh Ann Luscan, Annette Marquis, Sharon Amoss, Leon Andrews, Jim Armstrong, Ryan Evans, Heather Greenwell, Reggie Henderson, Wendy DeGroat, Anita Lee, Barbara Henderson, Candice Evans

Questions?

If you have questions about the workshop, contact pledgetoendracism at gmail.com