Racial Justice Reading Group

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Reading Group 1.0

Are you interested in building an anti-racism collective?

A reading group will meet monthly at UUCSV to work through the 1.0 Showing Up For Racial Justice curriculum from SURJ – DC Area.

Month #1: Develop group norms; Share personal stories

Month #2: Structural racism/white supremacy, and how this is distinct from individual bias

Month #3: Race as a “social construct” and a “divide and rule” strategy

Month #4: How, when, and why did our families become White?

Month #5: What historical policies created the racial wealth gap?

Month #6: The Cost of Racism to White People

Month #7: Collective Liberation and the Work Ahead

READING MATERIAL – 1.0 Participants Curriculum 2017

For more information contact: Marie Francis at dragonflyshift@gmail.com

Sign up in the UUCSV narthex at the Lifespan Faith Development Counter and/or join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shenandoahvalleyracialjustice/

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Reading Group 2.0

Month #1: What is at stake in anti-racism work?

Month #2: What are the costs of racism to white people?

Month #3: The Abolition of Enslavement

Month #4: Montgomery Bus Boycott

Month #5: Little Rock Nine

Month #6: Multi-racial Organizing

Month #7: Showing Up Imbalanced and Incomplete

Month #8: Showing Up From a Place of Love and Solidarity

SURJ General2.0Curriculum