Racial Awareness Workshop, 1/25-1/26, 8:30 AM – 5 PM

Rise! (Race: An In-Depth Spiritual Examination)

January 25-26; 8:30 AM to 5 PM
Trinity United Methodist Church
416 E. 1st St.
Kannapolis, NC

Intended to equip and empower our faith leaders, faith communities, and faith-based organizations to be at the forefront of challenging and combating systemic racism, the RISE! Workshop is a two-day (16-hour) workshop, which examines racism through a spiritual lens, highlighting both its historical roots and its current manifestations within religious institutions and faith practices. Topics covered include:

a) Implicit bias and its impact on daily behaviors and decision-making
b) The history of race in the US and its implications today
c) Differentiation of individual actions versus systemic racism
d) The intersection of race and poverty

For more information and registration, please go to www.racialequitycabarrus.org. There is a fee of $130.