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Given the Covid-19 virus, WPCR II has been postponed. We look forward to holding it at a future date.

Description of WPCR II:

We’ll use similar methods to expand upon the groundwork laid in Part 1, digging deeper into the four I’s of oppression and intersectionality. Participants will develop small group historical grounding presentations that explore a particular person, event, or historical movement that will help anchor our understanding of white supremacy, and inform our action plans. Participants should bring their action plans from Part 1, or new action plans they are working on; we will use the classroom for feedback and support. This workshop is highly participatory and includes reading and reflection assignments between sessions. Prerequisite: WPCR Part 1.

WPCR in the news!

White People Challenging Racism: 20th Anniversary Symposium Recap

The WPCR 20th Anniversary Symposium was a great success!  Please check out the recap published on the Cambridge Center for Adult Education’s website here.

Local Workshop Teaches White People How To Combat Racism

Brookline Patch

Understanding My White Privilege


WPCR facilitators thoughts and writings

I’M AFRAID OF WHITE WOMEN by Michelle Chalmers

Why We Don’t Wear Mohawks: A Conversation about Who We are and Cultural Appropriation with My 7-Year Old  by Lisa Graustein

Is primary process irrelevant or is it systemic racism? by Anne Romney

White Lies We Tell Our Children by Colin Stokes  (and the TED Talk of the same name)

Upcoming Workshops

Spring 2020

ONLINE May 6-June 3; Brookline, MA
  • ONLINE via Zoom through Brookline Adult  & Community Education
  • 5 Wednesdays, 7:30p-9:30p, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3
  • Register here
  • Facilitators: Colin Stokes, Karen Blumenfeld, Michelle Chalmers
  • Read their profiles on our Facilitators page
  • $106 covers all 3 sessions and materials
  • Questions? contact Michelle Chalmers at michelle@theskinonmychin.com

Due to the rare circumstances of COVID 19 and physical distancing, this five-week workshop modifies the workshops WPCR has provided for the past twenty years at CCAE and is for the sole purpose of an online platform trial.  No decision about future online offerings has been made by WPCR leadership at this time.

Summer 2020

July 11-25; Cambridge, MA
  • Cambridge Center for Adult Education www.ccae.org, 617-547-6789
  • 3 Saturdays, 9:30a-1p, July 11, 18, 25
  • Registration is not yet open
  • Facilitators: Shannon Fuller & Barbara Beckwith
  • Read their profiles on our Facilitators page
  • $90 covers all 3 sessions and materials
  • Questions? contact Barbara Beckwith at beckwithb@aol.com