Community Anti-Racism Education Initiative (C.A.R.E.)



The C.A.R.E. workshops are a key component of the university's journey to a fully inclusive, multicultural, anti-racist institution. The workshop experience is comprehensive and carefully designed to include hands-on activities and interactive small and large group discussions. Overwhelmingly students, faculty and community participants tell us the workshops are relevant, engaging, informative, and eye opening!

Understanding Racism and Anti-Racist Organizing Workshop

Students and employees can unpack the definition of racism, explore systemic power, examine power and privilege, and analyze a continuum of systemic change and institutional transformation.

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Cultural Humility: Supervising Across Race, Culture and Identity

Our advanced workshop for supervisors and graduate students explores race, culture and identity. It dissects oppressive practices and offers practical ideas that will guide everyday work. 

Cultural Proficiency: Exploring and Understanding the Intersections of Culture and Race Workshop

Students, employees and community members can explore the unique power dynamics of culture and race. The workshop will provide clear definitions and examples of cultural racism and socialization. Participants explore the dynamics of cultural destructiveness, cultural incapacity, color-blindness and cultural competence.

Anti-Racist Pedagogy Across the Curriculum: (ARPAC)

The Minnesota State award-winning ARPAC workshop for faculty and teaching graduate students provides intensive training about incorporating anti-racist pedagogy into courses across disciplines.

ARPAC fosters a community of educators committed to anti-racist praxis, which support faculty in the teaching. Learning outcomes include: examining theory, structure, and the practice of racism and power relations embedded in history and academic disciplines raising self-awareness of social locations and knowledge production; empowering students by validating and acknowledging the everyday experiences; fostering critical thinking and equipping students with anti-racist language and discussion skills; creating a sense of community in the classroom; and developing skills for anti-racist methodologies in the classroom.

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