Best Intentions: How to Keep Privilege, Supremacy, and Other Forms of Oppression Out of Government
Nationally-renowned speakers Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr. and Debby Irving present “Best Intentions,” a half-day workshop.
Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Madison Municipal Building, Room 215
Why do racial disparities drive our community and government apart? How can they be used instead as teachable, community-building moments?
Leaders in local government have a unique opportunity to deepen understanding of self and society as well as develop organizational engagement. This interactive and challenging half-day workshop explores how the historical impacts of power, privilege and oppression can affect employee and community engagement, City operations, employee relations and everyday workforce interactions. We will explore:
- U.S. institutional history
- Media messaging
- Cultural habits that have led to where we are today
With raised awareness, we’ll develop new skills and habits for sustainable, effective personal and institutional transformation.
This session will include engaging activities & short- and long-term action plans.
About the Speakers
Eddie Moore, Jr., PhD is a nationally-known professional providing diversity education, research and consulting, is the founder of the White Privilege Conference and The Privilege Institute, and is based in Green Bay, WI.
Debby Irving is a racial justice educator and writer and the author of the book, Waking Up White, and is based in Boston.