Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)
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Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
1100 E. 55th Street
Room 350
Chicago, IL 60615

The building is fully accessible.

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Pamela Durr
Chicago Regional Organizing for AntiRacism (Chicago ROAR)

Anti-Bias, AntiRacist (ABAR) Education Workshop

In this workshop designed especially for educators, participants will explore how bias and race prejudice develop, and how they become structured into institutions and systems. Participants will also gain insight into how children and adults internalize and act out of these biases. The 4 Goals of Anti-bias Education will be introduced and participants will consider ways to apply them to educational settings. For educators working in all settings, including early childhood, religious education, after school programs, K-12, public and private schools, and teacher education programs at colleges and universities.

Continuing Education and Professional Development credits offered: 

Crossroads Antiracism Organizing and Training and its regional program, Chicago Regional Organizing for Antiracism (Chicago ROAR), partner with Oakton Community College to offer Continuing Education hours for various professions licensed through the state of IL (IDFPR) and Professional Development hours for IL teachers through the IL State Board of Education (ISBE).

 6.5 clock hours of Continuing Education (CE) credit are offered for for this workshop  the following professions:  Social Workers, Professional Counselors, Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Registered Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists and Speech Therapists.    

6.5 hours of ISBE Professional Development (PD) credit are offered.for IL teachers with a ISBE license (IEIN).

NOTE:To receive the Continuing Education or Professional Development credits you must pay the $40 application and records maintenance fee when you register for this workshop. From the registration form select the Items for Sale option: Continuing Education (CE through IDFPR) or Professional Development (PD through ISBE) to apply for the credits.


The early bird price for registration is $105.00, before March 18th, 2020 at midnight.

The regular registration rate is $125.00

Lunch will be provided.

Registration Cancellation Policy

75% of registration will be refunded before the end of early bird pricing on March 18th. 50% of registration will be refunded between March 18th and the close of registration on April 11th, 2020. No refunds will be given after registration closes April 11th, 2020. All refunds will have the Paypal fee that Crossroads pays deucted before being issued.