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Premise Course: What makes humans the same and different? King’s Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out

November 9, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$150
Online, N/A, Portland, OR 97207

(Learn about Premise classes here: https://www.premiseinstitute.com/premisefaq)

Depending on how we identify (race, gender identity, socioeconomic class, etc.), the events of the past year, if not the past five hundred years, have unearthed the ways systems of oppression impact all of us quite differently.

Those differences have deepened divides and made connecting authentically more challenging—particularly across lines of racial difference. Some of us are afraid to say the wrong thing or don’t know how to approach conversations about race, while others are tired of doing the emotional labor of educating people about racism.

The teachings of Buddhism and the work of Buddhist practitioner Ruth King offer us tools to heal and transform the interactions we have across racial differences. Through understanding the two truths that govern our sameness and our differences—ultimate reality  (what makes us the same) and relative reality (what makes us unique)—we can better explore and honor our similarities and differences in ways that build pathways for deeper understanding of one another.

Together, we will read and discuss King’s Mindful of Race.

Learn more about the book on the Premise Goodreads page.

Instructor: Lori Cohen

Mondays, November 9-December 7
6:30PM-8:00PM

(*Note: This is a 4 week class but we skip a week for the Thanksgiving break.)

Register for Premise classes here: https://www.premiseinstitute.com/premisecourses

Venue

Online
N/A
Portland, OR 97207

Organizer

Premise
Phone:
510-545-3296
Email:
mary@premiseinstitute.com
Website:
https://www.premiseinstitute.com/