Month: November 2021

Word of the Week: Being Called Out/In

More information and examples: “Interrupting Bias:  Calling Out vs. Calling In”  by Rebecca Haslam, Ph.D. http://www.racialequityvtnea.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Interrupting-Bias_-Calling-Out-vs.-Calling-In-REVISED-Aug-2018-1.pdf   Getting Called Out How to Apologize, Chescaleigh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8xJXKYL8pU (8.5 min.)   Learn more about “Optical Allyship” and “Being Called In/Out” at our next Brown Bag Lunch this Wednesday – 11/17   Join us Wednesday (11/17) at Noon for …

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Word of the Week: Optical Allyship

More information and examples: “What is Optical Allyship?” by Noor Ibrahim https://globalnews.ca/news/7032981/george-floyd-optical-allyship-black-lives-matter/ Layla Saad discussing Week 3 “Allyship” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49B7PTuPkks (10.5 min.) AND……!  Learn more about Optical Allyship at our Brown Bag Lunch for Wednesday – 11/17 Join us Wednesday (11/17) at Noon for a Brown Bag Lunch on Optical Allyship as defined in “Me & White Supremacy: …

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Word of the Week: White Saviorism

White Saviorsim: White saviorism [is] the belief that people with white privilege, who see themselves as superior in capability and intelligence, have an obligation to ‘save’ BIPOC from their supposed inferiority and helplessness.  White saviorism is condescending and an attempt to assuage one’s own white guilt.  It may look like an attempt to make things …

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