All in person workshops around the state have been postponed until the further notice. Please look for our virtual workshops and webinars starting in April.  

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Monday, June 29 3:00-4:30 PM “Getting at the Roots of Whiteness and Anti-Blackness”

This session will explore“whiteness” perpetuated in opposition to “blackness” and the ways in which acontinuum of white superiority/supremacy upholds white privilege. In preparation for our discussion, please read the brief overview of Day 5 of the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge.

Thursday, July 23 3:00-4:30 PM “Structural Racism and New Narratives”

This session will explore the power of stories in creating our world and the different types of stories told to prevent or advance justice. In preparation for our discussion, please read the brief overview of Day 11 of the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge.

Thursday, August 13 3:00-4:30 PM “Sovereignty and Self-Determination”

This session will explore how food sovereignty and self-determination is directly linked with liberation from dehumanizing systems and true equity. In preparation for our discussion, please read the brief overview of Day 17 of the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge.

Monday, September 14 3:00-4:30 PM “New Patterns, New Visions”

This session will explore vision and imagination as systems “leverage points” for discovering a path beyond oppressive structures and extractive paradigms. We will spend time sharing our bold imaginings and life affirming stories. In preparation for our discussion, please read the brief overview of Day 19 of the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge.

 

 

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Kim L. Niewolny, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Community Education and Development

Department of Agricultural, Leadership, & CommunityEducation (0343)

282 Litton-Reaves Hall | Virginia Tech*

Blacksburg, VA 24061

tel: 540.231.5784 | email: niewolny@vt.edu

gender pronouns: she/her/hers