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Presented by the Madison Institutes for the Healing of Racism.

April 15, 2019, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Madison Municipal Building, Room 207

Unlearning Racism

There is a hunger to discuss race as well as the legacy and current manifestations of racism in our community. For the past 20 years, the Madison Institutes for the Healing of Racism have worked to create a safe space for people to examine the content of their own hearts and minds around issues of race and racism.

The mission of the Madison Wisconsin Institutes for the Healing of Racism, Inc. is to raise consciousness about the history and pathology of racism and help heal racism in individuals, communities and institutions within the Greater Madison area and all over the US. The Institute plans to work cooperatively with other efforts in Madison and with other groups and Institutes for the Healing of Racism throughout the U.S. and the world. The Institute’s steering committee initiates and leads efforts that help the Institute fulfill its mission, working collaboratively with all members.


Moses Prasad has worked ten years as a facilitator with the Madison Institutes for the Healing of Racism. Moses worked as a Physical Eduction Specialist for twenty years at Franklin Elementary School, and has a Master of Divinity.

Carol Weiss has been associated with the Institutes for five years, three years as a facilitator. She is a retired educator and worked in Madison schools from 1999 to 2017. Carol has a Masters in Education.

Gina Williams started her journey to heal racism in February 2016. It has been a beautiful and difficult experience for her. Gina Moved to Madison 14 years ago from St. Paul, Minnesota.