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Confronting Systemic Racism

Confronting Systemic Racism


This course will focus on bridging a deep understanding of personal and structural racism into commitments and a solid plan to move forward! Participants will examine their experiential roles in the dynamics of systemic racism and find the next step in framing their roles in social justice movements. The course is geared to talk openly about our lived experience in a racist and oppressive society as well as move beyond words toward action to dismantle racism, whether in our own personal sphere or in your community.

Please join us for a powerful 5-week course facilitated by 2 local facilitators. All are welcome but it is important to note that the course takes an explicit view that transforming both ourselves and our society to be racially just implicates a responsibility in white and privileged folks to engage in this work more robustly.


The course sessions take place Monday's from 6:30 - 9 pm, starting January 14th and will run for 5 weeks.

Tuition is $80 per person. Limited need based scholarships and donation options for those able to pay more. Details below. 

To register please complete the following 2 steps:

1) Recieve your ticket from Eventbrite

2) Complete your registration form -

*The Democracy Center is partially wheelchair accessible, no accessible bathroom on site. Contact, or 617 492 8855 for more information.

ARC reserves the right to cancel sessions of this course due to weather or related disasters. Specifically ARC matches the school delays, closures, and cancellations of local schools and other such postings as announced by local governance to preserve the safety of its facilitators and participants. The decision to cancel sessions and shift the schedule does not obligate us to offer a full or partial refund in the instance that rescheduling is not an option for all participants. We will honor an indefinite credit to participants who are unable to attend some or all sessions of the course due to the reschedules related to above mentioned cancellations. 

Sliding-scale need-based scholarships are available. For details on requesting a sliding scale tuition, please e-mail: