Join Paul Johnson For So You're White and Want To Be a Leader. Are You Ready?
White folks are used to being in leadership positions. We feel entitled to power; to gain it, control it and protect it. It’s a mindset we’ve inherited being socialized in a white supremacist nation. But we’ve seen so many examples of white folks getting into positions of power, then go on to perpetuate white supremacy and fail to develop an anti-racist organization because they never took the time to examine their whiteness.
This workshop is for white-identifying aspiring leaders to investigate their racial identity and power, and to start thinking about anti-racist leadership now. We will briefly cover common pitfalls for white leaders like:
You will develop your own anti-racist leadership vision statement, examine white supremacy and learn the importance of organization culture.
About the Facilitator:
|After working in the non-profit sector for nearly 10 years, Paul Johnson founded Proactivism, a social business that works with white leaders and white-led companies to dismantle white supremacy and be anti-racist. He also has a Masters in Leadership from Augsburg University and is an Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) Qualified Administrator. He resides in South Minneapolis with his partner, Bailey, and their 4-month-old, Mirae!|
This year's Cafe Conversations is completely virtual! Each event will be hosted online. Before the event keep an eye out for the link.