EXAMINING TRUTH - AWAKENING EMPATHY - ACTIVATING COURAGEOUS CITIZENSHIP

CHANGING THE LENS

ABOUT OUR
workshops

Our in-person and virtual workshops are designed to create a path to build community and to develop relationships which are the containers for lasting change. Contrary to popular belief, there are no shortcuts to experiencing cultural and social awakening or alleviating bias. We provide hope-filled environments that offer opportunities for people to come close to and face divisive issues by scaffolding an otherwise precarious journey with truth, empathy, and community.

OPTICS

This workshop provides an eye opening exploration into the power and impact of implicit bias, ways to counteract those biases and the benefit of engaging with people of diverse cultures and experiences. Through dialogue and discovery we explore the mystery of how our biases are developed and learn techniques  to outsmart them that foster equity and justice. Participants will also gain a greater capacity to implement and maintain culturally sensitive practices in the workplace and in public engagement.

 

 

NEW LENS

 

In this interactive seminar, we examine systemic disparities, their forms and impact across institutions.  We will explore devastating outcomes that affect everyone. As a result, participants will develop a more enlightened perspective or LENS which will inform their understanding of institutional racism, attitudes, work and actions.

ZOOM LENS

 

This workshop is an immersive experience through which we examine American norms. We analyze common understandings of race and racism and offer a different perspective. We delve into the historical and institutional issues of bigotry and bias that have shaped our society.  Our goal is to awaken empathy and inspire participants to begin a journey of transformation.

WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?

Changing the Lens is a community building movement dedicated to transforming the view of race and racism in America by examining truth and awakening empathy to inspire curiosity and activate courageous citizenship.

 

We believe…

  • people don’t know what they don’t know.

  • people need a comprehensive understanding of American history.

  • people can change.

  • one person can make a difference.

  • racism can be eradicated.

 

ABOUT US

Changing the Lens is a community building movement dedicated to transforming the view of race and racism in America by examining truth and awakening empathy to inspire curiosity and activate courageous citizenship.

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