You are invited to participate in the upcoming Jubilee 3 Anti-Racism Training: Learning Together About Systemic Racism!
Hosted by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick and the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia.
About the Training
Do you wish to deepen your understanding of how race and ethnicity play out in our institutions and our daily lives? Are you ready to take a leading role to nurture a multicultural future in the face of opposing cultural currents? Come join us for this life-changing weekend!
- Friday, November 13, 2020 6pm to 9pm
- Saturday, November 14, 9am to 8:30pm
- Sunday, November 15, 12pm to 6:30pm
The training includes presentations, discussions, videos, exercises, small group work, and shared meals. This 2 ½ day workshop is open to anyone who wants to journey toward making a stand against racism. Church members and leaders of any faith, as well as non-church members are all welcome!
Our goals include:
- Developing a shared analysis of racism and its individual, institutional, and cultural manifestations, and
- Beginning to apply this common understanding to the history, culture, and institutional structure of our society, and to envision the next steps in taking action.
- The history of racism and resistance to racism in the Americas
- Defining racism
- The effects of racism on people of color and on white people
- Dismantling racism
- Claiming and shaping an anti-racist identity
Enrollment, Fees & Scholarships
Enrollment is limited so sign up today! The cost is $160 per participant. Discount for multiple members of the same household. Scholarships available.
About the Facilitators
Paula Cole Jones is the Convener of the 2020 Jubilee Anti-Racism Training. She has served as a regional and national Racial & Social Justice Consultant for the Unitarian Universalist Association. She has over twenty years of experience in designing and facilitating programs, workshops, and dialogues for leaders and organizations. She has also worked with Federal Government, local government and non-profits on diversity and organizational change. Paula is a former president of DRUUMM (Diverse and Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries). She founded ADORE, A Dialogue on Race & Ethnicity in 1999, and she has conducted hundreds of group discussions across the country. Paula served on the Board of Skinner House Books (a UU Publishing House). She is the co-author of the 8th Principle for Unitarian Universalists.
Lutricia Callair: Social justice activist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, organizer and author, Lutricia is CEO of The Center for Healing and Wellness, a state certified agency offering mental health and other clinical services to individuals, families and groups. In addition to Jubilee, Lutricia conducts anti-violence trainings and community building workshops. Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Beloved Community, Lutricia developed and leads a process called Kinship Circles. The Kinship Circle mission is to introduce and promote a way of being that brings people together to help overcome oppression and bigotries that separate us.
Dr. Leon Spencer: Dr. Spencer’s work on behalf of anti-racism and anti-oppression efforts for Unitarian Universalist congregations began in 1985 when he helped establish the Black Concerns Working Group. In addition to Jubilee, he has participated with the Journey Toward Wholeness Transformation Team and the Diverse and Revolutionary UU Multicultural Ministries. He served as UUA Interim Co-President in 2017 and is professor emeritus at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA.