Competition vs. Solidarity: Exploring The Relationship Between Capitalism and White Supremacy Session Code: 2109
Six 60-minute Zoom sessions
Saturdays, 12Noon - 1:00 PM (CST) 9/25/21 — 11/6/21
Cost: $200 per person*
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Facilitator: Ryan Williams-Virden
Meeting dates via Zoom
A six session series exploring the intersection of race and class in American society with the goal of understanding the intimate connection between economic and racial justice.
Session 1: Birthing racialized capitalism
Session 2: Buying loyalty: the price of whiteness
Session 3: A not so New Deal: creating the white middle class
Session 4: Economic anxiety and white supremacy
Session 5: Anti-racism, identity politics, and whiteness
Session 6: Cooperative multicultural economies
* We do not want cost to barrier to participation. We have a sliding tuition scale available, so please reach out to the facilitator, Ryan (email@example.com), to discuss payment.
Ryan Virden is an educator, author, and cultural worker based in Minneapolis. Ryan works with individuals and organizations to develop mindsets and build skills for communication across lines of difference. He is particularly interested in looking at the intersections of race, class and gender. He has authored several pieces which can be found at Teaching for Tolerance, The Good Men Project, Twin Cities Daily Planet, Teaching While White among several other platforms. Ryan has a bachelor’s degree in Social Studies, as well as MLS and M. Ed degrees focused on critical studies, equity and inclusion.