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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 9:00 PM EST

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Victoria Dexter, Registrar

The Arc of White Womanhood

A course in 7 sessions on alternate Wednesdays

7-9pm ET, Wednesdays Dec. 1, 15, 29, 2021; Jan. 12, 26, Feb. 9, 23, 2022

A live, interactive online workshop designed as a caucus space for white women (including trans women and non-binary people) who are concerned with issues of white womanhood and racism. Facilitated through the lens of two cis white women looking to challenge the ways white feminism shows up in and is perpetuated by white cis gender women.

The arc refers to two concepts. One is that white women have a story. White culture teaches us to be ahistorical - if it isn't new and improved and right now, it didn't happen and doesn't matter. Many white women have little knowledge of our background, including critical ways we have been shaped by and help to shape white supremacy. The arc is our narrative, from the beginnings of humanity in Africa, to our ancestors in ancient Europe, to modern US white women.

Secondly, a deadly feature of our story so far has been white women's complicity with white supremacy. This workshop aims to educate, inspire and empower white women, to borrow from Dr. King, to bend our arc toward justice.


Please Note:

 1. This registration is for one person only. If other members of your family or household wish to join you, please make sure they register individually.

2. All sessions will be videorecorded for registered participants to review in the event you must miss a session.

3. There will be advance readings, and homework between each session. We strongly recommend you attend at least 5 sessions live. If you miss a session, you will be responsible to review the video and do assigned homework. If you will not be able to fulfill these commitments at this time, please notify to be placed on a wait list for the next workshop.

4.We will organize small accountability groups to meet between sessions. While participation in the small groups is optional, they have proved a powerful opportunity to form partnerships, to process difficult course material, and ground anti-racist activism.

5. We urge participants, as much as possible, to log in with camera to support building community.