Racial Equity Consciousness Institute starting new cohort

Registration is open now for the latest cohort of the Racial Equity Consciousness Institute, which is a seven week program that begins Feb. 8.

The institute guides and engages participants through the racial equity consciousness framework to analyze the complexity and pervasiveness of racism, and reflect on what they can do, personally and collectively, to advance racial equity in their communities.

Cohort sessions will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, in-person at the Center on Race and Social Problems (Room 2017, Cathedral of Learning) on the dates below; note that the first session be from 2 to 5 p.m. Light fare and refreshments will be provided.

Feb.  8 (2-5 p.m.): Racial Equity Consciousness: An Overview

Feb.  15: Recognizing Racial Oppression | Advancing Racial Liberation

Feb.  22: Examining Racial Identities | Addressing Racial Biases

March 1: Embracing Racial Diversity | Growing Racial Literacy

March 15: Building Racial Empathy | Enhancing Racial Stamina

March 22: Acknowledging Racial Trauma | Fostering Racial Healing

March 29: Gauging Racial Inequities | Championing Racial Justice

Register here for the spring 2023 cohort. In-person seating is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Questions? Contact reci@pitt.edu