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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 90 minutes 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