First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston – Anti-Racism – Online Groups – 1

Healing Racism:
Compassion, Allyship, and Acting for change

2nd & 4th Wednesdays
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 9th
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Compassion and Self-Compassion

We open our series with a grounding in self-compassion, and compassion for others, as we journey to become more anti-racist and multi-culturally aware.
Facilitators:  Carol B. & Lisa M.

Saturday, September 12th
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Compassion and Self-Compassion followed by an Introduction to the White Fragility Book Study. We open our series on Healing Racism: Compassion, Allyship and Acting for Change with a grounding in self-compassion and compassion for others as we journey to become more anti-racist and multi-culturally aware. We will also have an introduction to Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility Book Study. Discussion will follow the presentations.
Facilitators: Carol B., Lisa M., Jan M., and Pam P.

Healing Racism Series
Six Saturdays, from
September 19th to October 24th
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo - Book Study.  Please attend the introductory session for this series on September 12.  This is a book study, so you will need to buy or borrow the book or get an online version.
Facilitators:  Jan M., assisted by Carol B. and Pam P.
We will follow covenantal group guidelines to create a safe and supportive environment for sharing.  Group size is limited, so please register by emailing

Wednesday, September 23rd
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The 1619 Project
The 1619 Project is a Pulitzer Prize winning ongoing project organized by the New York Times award-winning investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones that re-examines the legacy of slavery in the United States, and re-frames our country's history with contributions from 19 African American writers. Information and short video followed by discussion.
Facilitator: Deirdre H.

Wednesday, October 14th
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Racism in the U.S.
complicated and troubling history, followed by discussion.
Facilitator: Eric B.

Wednesday, October 28th
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saying and Doing Something
A discussion on John Lewis’s quote: “When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have a moral obligation to do something, to say something.”  What are the most helpful and effective things to say or do?
Facilitator: Pam P.

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