Have you been confused by the George Zimmerman trial? The trial of George Zimmerman for the killing of Trayvon Martin brought a lot of words about race into the mainstream this summer, but all too little conversation. If you found yourself wondering why over half of “white” Americans were satisfied with the verdict while only 5% of African Americans were satisfied, or if you had to turn off the news because you were tired of people talking past each other, then this event might be just what you are looking for.
The Damascus Road Antiracism Analysis Training has been helping prepare individuals and organizations to have deeper conversations about race and racial identity since 1996. While the Analysis Training itself is not primarily a conversation, it provides a framework analysis that can lead to more productive conversations about race.
Have you had a conversation about “race” and found that you kept talking past each other? You are not alone, and on Nov. 8-10, 2013, in Goshen, Ind., the Damascus Road Antiracism Analysis Training, presented by Roots of Justice, can help you and your church or organization have more productive conversations about race and racism. For more information, http://rootsofjusticetraining.