Welcome! Transforming Privilege is dedicated to those committed to learning about their own privilege, white supremacy and racism. We curate and create resources to assist all of us on our path to leading actively anti-racist lives.
This space is diverse and inclusive, rejects othering of all types, and amplifies the voices of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color). We see the violence of white supremacy and racism and the trauma it causes. We are working towards a more equitable future.
The work to be actively anti-racist can be uncomfortable, make us question our current belief systems and may even require us to look at our life choices differently. This community supports and holds each other accountable as we walk our paths together.
We're so happy you're here!
November 3rd at 6pm PT
Ms Mustary is the founder and President of the Mai Soli Foundation
USING WESTERN PRIVILEGE TO BREAK THE CYCLES OF CHILD MARRIAGES IN BANGLADESH
Aria co-created curriculum with world-class entrepreneurs and educators about financial literacy, leadership, and confidence. Specifically, the Foundation teaches young girls how to be confident in their own skin, by learning valuable business skills to counter centuries of British colonialism perpetuated colorism: the idea to young girls that they are not beautiful or valued because of their dark skin. The Foundation seeks to empower young women to build new possibilities.
By being willing to look inward. Shifting our gaze from the obvious racists "out there" to the origins of white supremacy in our own lives. Author and educator Rachel Ricketts advises that you're not ready to do the work if you're not ready to feel uncomfortable. So let's get uncomfortable together.
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July 2021 Amanda Joy Calhoun, MD
Adult/Child Psychiatry Resident at Yale School of Medicine
BEYOND DISCUSSIONS: COMBATING ANTI-BLACK RACISM IN REAL-TIME
September 2021 Antesa Jensen
An authority in the domain of Emotional Intelligence
THE SEVEN LAYERS OF LISTENING, AND HOW TO HEAR WITH YOUR HEART
October 2021 Dr. Danielle Dickens
Associate Professor of Psychology at Spelman College
THE POWER OF PERCEPTION: THE TRUTH ABOUT IMPLICIT BIAS
December 2021 Dr. Lulu
Pediatrician with 30 years of clinical experience and coach to parents of LGBTQIAP children.
THE INTERSECTIONALITY OF RACE AND LGBTQIAP IDENTITIES FOR CHILDREN
January 2022 Elisheba Johnson
Co-Founder and Curator at Wa Na Wari, Seattle WA
THE STORY OF WA NA WARI: FIGHTING GENTRIFICATION WITH ARTS AND CULTURE
February 2022 Dr. Danielle Dickens
Associate Professor of Psychology, Spelman College
THE PSYCHOLOGICAL TOLL OF IDENTITY SHIFTING: THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF BLACK PEOPLE BEING THEMSELVES AT WORK
March 2022 Dr Dana Nickson
Assistant Professor of education equity and justice in leadership, policy, and politics at The University of Washington
CITIES, SUBURBS, AND EDUCATION EQUITY: SEEKING JUSTICE ACROSS BOUNDARIES AND BORDERS
April 2022 Dr Broderick Sawyer
Clinical psychologist specializing in race-based stress and trauma, mindfulness, and compassion
EMOTIONAL INTEGRATION AS A MEASURE OF ALLYSHIP: GENERATIONAL HEART-CLEANSING
May 2022 Jocelyn Ricarda
Disabled Chicana content creator, actress, model, and speaker THE INTERSECTIONS OF RACISM AND DISABILITY IN EDUCATION
September 2022 Terence Lester
Speaker, activist, author, and thought leader in the realm of systemic poverty
A CONVERSATION ABOUT HOMELESSNESS AND RACE
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