Waking Up White Book Discussion
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
This event recurs Weekly on Wednesday from Wednesday, February 6, 2019 to Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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First Congregational Church of Woodstock
543 Route 169
Woodstock, CT 06281

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Debby Kirk

Waking Up White 

and finding myself in the story of race

by Debby Irving

Book Discussion sponsored by the Board of Outreach at the First Congregational Church of Woodstock, UCC.
Three Wednesdays: February 6, 13, and 20 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM in the church library.

Session I on February 6: Childhood in White, Stereotypes, and Wake up calls (p 1- 92)
Session II on February 13: Realms of racism, Recognizing systemic inequities (p 93-156)
Session III on February 20:  Inner work and outer work; from bystander to ally (p 157-254)

I cannot imagine a more understandable and compelling invitation to learn about how racism lives on in our homes, communities, and nation.    -- Bishop Gene Robinson, Retired Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, Washington, DC.

This program is free and open to all members of the community.  Snow date is February 27.

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