Antiracism Working Group for White Parents
The Antiracism Working Group for White Parents was founded by Gordon parents who wanted to actively support the anti-bias and multicultural education Gordon offers students by providing opportunities for white parents to examine their own racial identities and privilege, to uncover and challenge their own biases, and to develop anti-racism parenting skills.
The group supports ongoing learning and peer leadership as a way to build white parent capacity in the fight against racism, at home, school, work and beyond.
People attending the January 22nd meeting should review these resources in advance of the meeting:
The Antiracism Working Group for White Parents was formed in 2015 by a group of Gordon parents committed to making space for parents to continue learning about anti-racism parenting skills, what it means to hold white privilege, and being active in the fight against racism.
Building on a number of conversations, including those around the 2015 Unpacking Race symposium, these parents worked with the Parents of Students of Color and the Gordon administration to create a program of activities that began in the fall of 2015.
The 2019-2020 meetings will be:
For more information, contact parents:
Sarah Bowman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Eli Nixon at email@example.com or
Thomas Brendler firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, November 13th at 6:30
Tuesday, April 21st at 6:30
Two nights, hosted by Parents of Students of Color and the Antiracism Working Group for White Families. The first night will feature a look at how Gordon students engage with issues around race in the classroom.