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Spiritual Deepening eRetreats: Understanding & Healing White Supremacy

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This eRetreat offers participants the opportunity to develop their understanding of what racism, white supremacy, and white privilege are, and how they are embedded in our society, Quaker meetings, and lives.  You will gain knowledge of historical and current realities of racial oppression in the United States and explore how Quaker faith and practice and provide grounding, tools, and fire for our work against racial injustice.  You will explore how Spirit is calling you to action for racial justice while gaining tools for identifying and disrupting racism, white privilege, and white supremacy.

Offered September 22 - October 18, 2019 (four weeks, $35 pay-as-led participation fee).  

eRetreat Weekly Themes:

Week 1: Defining Racism, Bias, and White Supremacy

Week 2: Our Role as Individuals in a Racist Society

Week 3: Quaker Community & White Supremacy

Week 4: Tools for Dismantling White Supremacy

Registration for this eRetreat will begin in late summer 2019.  Sign up for the Spiritual Deepening email list to receive updates about registering for an eRetreat.