OPT-IN Anti-Racism Training

The OPT IN Workshop Series is a highly engaging two-part training to help participants build community and create a foundation for anti-racism work within a professional setting. The series utilizes large group sharing and small group breakout conversations to encourage self-reflection that helps participants see how racism affects our minds, bodies, relationships and workplaces. Multiple participants from the same organization are encouraged to attend.

When: Part One, 9 to noon Thursday, September 16th; Part Two, 9 to noon Thursday, September 30th.

Where: Online

Cost: $30/person. One ticket covers both sessions of the two-part workshop.

Register: here

More about OPT IN Workshop:

  • Lead by trainers Kasia Rutledge and Rakeem Washington of Engage to Change
  • Focuses on thought processes and actions to implement anti-racism practices
  • Uses a variety of ways of learning and interacting so everyone can connect
  • Combines humor and real-life stories to make topics approachable
  • Identifies ways participants will support ongoing action, growth and development

Key concepts include:

  • The spectrum of racism, non-racism and anti-racism
  • Recognizing some of why we don’t interrupt racism and how to make amends when we fall short
  • Tools and practice on how to identify and interrupt racism in ourselves, our relationships and in our work

For more information contact Sara Miller, saramiller@neoedd.org, 541 426 3598 x2,