St. Louis Forum - Event Information - St. Louis Forum

Event Name:
Forum Catalyst Circles

Event Type(s):
Issue Exploration

Description:
The Issues Exploration committee has created a unique learning opportunity for Forum members. If you’re ready to take a deeper dive into understanding racial equity and how we can take action in our region, this is for you.

Catalyst Circle Curriculum
Week 1 (8/26)        Intro & Community Building
  • Life stories theme
  • Community building activities
  • Group agreements
  • Overview
Week 2 (9/9)        History of Racism & Resistance

Week 3 (9/23)        Racial Identity
  • RI development theory
  • Racial autobiographies
Week 4 (10/7)        Housing

Week 5 (10/21)    Education

Week 7 (11/4)        Healthcare

Week 8 (12/2)        Criminal Justice

Week 9 (12/16)    Wrap Up/Next Phase
  • Mid-point feedback survey
  • Action project guidelines
Week 10 (1/6/22)    Visioning Session
  • Radical imagination
  • Design thinking
Week 11 (1/20)    Action Project

Week 12 (2/3)        Action Project

Week 13 (2/17)    Action Project

Week 14 (3/3)        Action Project

Week 15 (3/17)    Action Project

Week 16 (3/31)    Action Project

Week 17 (4/14)    Culmination


Catalyst Circle Outcomes – Building Across 4 Domains
KNOWLEDGE
  • Interrogating your personal racial identity development process
  • Deepening your understanding of regional racial disparities
SKILLS 
  • Applying a critical racial equity lens to systems 
  • Holding yourself accountable for equity 
  • Giving and receiving feedback and support
CAPACITY
  • Dialoguing across difference (inter- and intra-racially)
  • Maintaining connection through conflict
  • Engaging where you have access individually & organizationally for racial justice
COMMUNITY
  • Enhancing solidarity across racial identities
  • Forging connection and support within racial identities



Note:  YWCA is graciously providing this customized program to Forum members at no cost. 

Event Date:
8/26/2021

Event Time:
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Central

Location:
Zoom

Contact Person:
Darcie Carney
(phone: 314 884 4255)

Event Registration:

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