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Workshop: Practical Allyship

07/12/2016 10:00 AM

@ Brentwood Darlington Community Center
7211 SE 62nd Ave
PortlandOR 


Workshop: Practical Allyship

Do you ever feel guilty about privileges you have? Curious about how to leverage your own access to resources and experience in support of justice and fairness for everyone?

While talking about our privilege can be hard and even dangerous, we should not feeling guilty for unearned privilege, and instead hold on to our privileges and take responsibility to be aware of them and fight/speak up on behalf of others without such privileges and opportunities. This training will help participants to learn to do so more effectively and help them prepare for a lifelong, ever-evolving journey of allyship.

Presented by Dara Snyder (YWCA of Greater Portland) & Choya Adkison-Stevens (Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence)

*This workshop fulfills training required for 40-hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training.

**PREREQUISITES for this course are completion of Understanding Oppression and Dismantling Racism courses OR at least 3 other comparable social change trainings (completed at the YWCA or elsewhere) OR familiarity and experience in social justice work. Please contact Dara at (503) 294-7395 or daras@ywcapdx.org if you have questions or concerns about prerequisites.

* We welcome participants with special needs. Please let us know if we need to make any arrangements. Please contact Dara Snyder at daras@ywcapdx.org or (503) 294-7395.

Pricing and Registration:
Students: $10
Volunteer: $15
General Admission/Non-Profit Organization: $30
For-Profit Organization: $60

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