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Racial Justice Teach-In Series, Part 3:
Showing up for Racial Justice

What we learned:

Making choices to dismantle racism in our schools, congregations, workplaces, and communities takes skill. The teach-in will explored strategies and tools for working together to integrate racial justice measures into our ministries. The teach-in was facilitated by two pastors who have helped lead their congregations in taking action for racial justice.

Co-trainer: Annanda Barclay

Rev. Annanda Barclay is a pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, CA. She earned her M.Div. at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.  After graduating seminary Annanda spent a year as a student chaplain at University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center. Her services to the Church and denomination include being Co-Moderator of the national board of directors for More Light Presbyterians, and an occasional blogger for Believe Out Loud. She serves and works with various groups to strategically advocate for intersectional justice, love and kindness. Annanda has a deep reverence for God’s grace made manifest in how we love and honor our selves and God’s creations. She is very excited to be a part of the beloved church family of First Pres Palo Alto! She enjoys pilgriming about life, nerding out on eco-housing, going to concerts, film, food, and finding the Divine in the outdoors, strangers, friends, family, and her beloved dog Wes. She also enjoys a good old fashioned hootenanny.

Co-trainer: Mamie Broadhurst

Rev. Mamie Broadhurst is the pastor at Covenant Community Church in Louisville, KY and has led her congregation in participating in Black Lives Matter protests. Rev. Broadhurst was a PC(USA) mission co-worker who served in the Presbyterian Church of Colombia as a Pastoral Accompanier for Human Rights and Displaced People. Mamie is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and McCormick Seminary.

 

Powerpoint Slides

Check out Parts 1 and 2 of the series to learn more!

Part 1 – What we learned:

  • The distinction between structural racism and interpersonal conflicts related to race.
  • A common vocabulary for talking about racism
  • developing a shared understand of what Racism is and how Racial Justice can counter it.

Part 2 – What we learned:

  • the meaning and impact of white privilege and internalized dominance