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Going Beyond the Implicit Bias Conversation to Institutionalizing Racial Equity

September 11 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The OUUC Standing Up to Racism Committee presents

“Going Beyond the Implicit Bias Conversation to Institutionalizing Racial Equity”

… An evening of discussing ways to increase understanding and advance actions that promote positive and fair outcomes by:

* Understanding the ways many “race discussions” can become strategic communications – that result in both intentional and unintentional consequences
* Replacing institutional racism with actions that structurally embed racial equity
* Changing our conversations with business, media, schools, government, law enforcement and other institutions to increase racial equity as an operating framework
* Being proactive and empowered when standing up to racial inequities

 

Presenter Theresa Powell, MA, CDE is Senior Director for Diversity and Inclusion in the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). Ms. Powell is the principal advisor to the DSHS Secretary on issues, policies, initiatives and critical incidents related to equity, diversity and inclusion. She has over 20 years of expertise in the areas of equity, diversity, inclusion, communication and negotiation. policies, initiatives and critical incidents related to equity, diversity and inclusion. She has over 20 years of expertise in the areas of equity, diversity, inclusion, communication and negotiation.

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Details

Date:
September 11
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Organizer

Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Phone:
(360) 786-6383
Website:
http://ouuc.org/

Venue

Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation
2315 Division St NW
Olympia, WA 98502 United States
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Phone:
(360) 786-6383
Website:
http://ouuc.org/