Minnesota Equity Events

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Below is a list of upcoming educational focused equity events in Minnesota that are open to the public. These events may be submitted by anyone in the community and MN-NAME will do their best to verify that the information is accurate. MN-NAME does not necessarily endorse the events on this list. Feel free to use the link above to submit more events.


Title: MINNESOTA TRUST BLACK WOMEN & GIRLS - A Minneapolis/St.Paul Town Hall Hearing

Date: April 13, 2019

Website: http://aalftc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Call-for-Testifiers-MN-Town-Hall-Hearing.pdf


Title: Intersectionality 101

This workshop breaks down the meaning of intersectionality and the importance of this concept in the work of diversity and inclusion.

We will examine the roles of power and identity and how they contribute to one’s experience of marginalization and oppression.

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: YWCA Downtown

Cost: $10 ($5 for YWCA Health and Wellness members)

Website: https://www.ywcampls.org/cw/event/132277197/


Title: White Privilege 101

The word “privilege” has become controversial. For some it empowers, while for others, it evokes guilt.

This workshop will discuss the fundamentals of identity, power and privilege, and how society is set up to benefit those who are white.

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: YWCA Downtown

Cost: $10 ($5 for YWCA Health and Wellness members)

Website: https://www.ywcampls.org/cw/event/132277259/


Title: Upcoming It's Time to Act! Dates

It's Time to Act! is a four-act forum series that will empower participants to engage in deeper conversations around race, equity, faith and social justice issues and create action plans.

Act Three:

Before Jesus Was White: Unlearning Our Truths - Rev. Dr. Curtiss DeYoung and Anthony Galloway

Date: Thursday, April 11, 6:00 - 8:30 pm; doors open at 5:00 pm

Act Four:

Racism and Sexism: Revealing the Intersectionality - John Biewen

Date: Thursday, June 13, 6:00 - 8:30 pm; doors open at 5:00 pm

Website: https://www.ywcampls.org/event/its-time-to-act-four-act-forum-series/