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Published on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Getting to AntiRacist

Event date: 4/27/2021 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Export event

Join the NASW VT Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee for this unique learning opportunity

Getting to AntiRacist

1 formal CEU approved by NASW VT

Free Member CEU for one hour discussion ($25 for non-members). Free for social work students

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Let's explore concepts brought forward by Professor Ibram X . Kendi, director of the Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University This will be a discussion hosted by NASW VT Board President Linda Li, and NASW VT Board Member Judi Daly.

 

Prerequisite for attendance is having some familiarity with Professor Kendi's anti-racist work to be ready to join the conversation. Many of our members have already read one of his books, Stamped From the Beginning, or How To Be an Antiracist, or engaged with his concepts in other formats. If you have not, don't have the time to read the books, or wish to delve further, here is a a list of easily available articles, podcasts, videos and interviews:

 

Interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzuOlyyQlug

TED Talk:

https://www.ted.com/talks/ibram_x_kendi_the_difference_between_being_not_racist_and_antiracist?language=en

 

NPR interview:

https://www.npr.org/2019/08/13/750709263/ibram-x-kendis-latest-book-how-to-be-an-antiracist

Articles:

https://www.mindful.org/4-lessons-n-anti-racism-from-brene-brown-and-ibram-x-kendi/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/08/23/ibram-kendi-being-not-racist-doesnt-cut-it-he-insists-that-we-he-be-antiracist/

Podcaast: with Brene Brown:

https://brenebrown.com/podcast/brene-with-ibram-x-kendi-on-how-to-be-an-antiracist/

Ibram X. Kendi website:

https://www.ibramxkendi.com/media

 

Workshop details

  • This workshop will begin with a short presentation then break participants into small groups for discussion
  • The zoom link will be sent to you prior to the workshop
  • Your pre-discussion homework is to watch or read one article, interview or book by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Questions? Email Lynn at lstanley.naswvt@socialworkers.org

 

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