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Racial Justice Education

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh offers a series of educational experiences and workshops, suitable for all professional and community settings. Each session is 2 hours in length and includes interactive discussions and exercises. Fees vary based on size of groups and number of sessions.

Topics Include:

  • Understanding Racism
    Analyzing the historical roots of racism, its impact on our current institutions, and understanding other diversity and inclusion terminology.
  • Cycle of Socialization
    Understanding the way in which we are socialized using the research of a national authority on social justice issues.
  • Sphere of Influence
    Centering individuals in racial justice work with a focus on self, taking action, and the power to be an advocate/ally/accomplice.
  • Microaggressions in the Workplace
    Exploring the words and actions that, intentionally or unintentionally, create a negative or hostile space for members of certain groups.

For more information on our Racial Justice Education workshops and to inquire about rates and scheduling, please contact us at training@ywcapgh.org