White Privilege: What Does It Really Mean?

Matt Miller

White Privilege: What Does It Really Mean?

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm

Lutheran Hour Ministries (660 Mason Ridge Center Dr., St. Louis, MO 63141)

$10/Person (Includes Lunch)

Join Aaron Layton of Relate2Color for an interactive workshop designed to explore the phrase “White Privilege” and what it means in the context of a racialized society. The training will explore who has white privilege, who benefits from it, and how understanding white privilege can help your ministry better engage your specific context.

*Please Note: No refunds after 10/16/19

  1. Introduction and Welcome
  2. Training Purpose and Goals
  3. Warm-up Activity – “Who’s at the table?” 
  4. Review – Reflective Competence Model
    Aaron will help the group evaluate how reflectively competent they are towards other cultures and subcultures.
  5. Activity – Community Norms
    Groups will work to create community norms that facilitate productive dialogue.
  6. Thought Paper – The Right Hand of Privilege
    Participants will read the thought paper, annotate it (highlight and make notations), and discuss in small groups. 
  7. Break
  8. Lecture – Privilege 101
    Aaron will give a brief lecture on “privilege” and encourage the group to take notes and write down questions for a Q & A after the lecture.
  9. Lunch
  10. Video – Peggy McIntosh
    Participants will watch the video and answer questions in both small and large groups.
  11. Activity – Privilege Walk
  12. Closing Q&A

Aaron Layton  is founder and CEO of Relate2Color (R2C), a Christian diversity consulting firm. He teaches and serves as the Director of Diversity at Westminster Christian Academy in MO. Aaron is also the author of the book, Dear White Christian: What every white Christian needs to know about how black Christians see, think, & experience racism in America.