White supremacy culture: A healing dialogue for executives and decision-makers

Starts: April 22, 2020 10:00 am | Ends: April 22, 2020 12:00 pm

Are you forced to make tough decisions right now? Are you afraid of falling into the same old patterns of inequity?

The COVID virus acts as an amplifier of every injustice that is built into our systems. As leaders, times of crisis like these offer the temptation to default to the way things have always been done – and the opportunity to transform your outcomes now and into the future.

Come together with other decision-makers to:

  • Share how it feels to be leading in this impossible moment
  • Reflect on who is being most impacted
  • Strategize together about how to keep racial equity at the forefront

This dialogue is designed for board members, executives, and others who are making decisions for your organizations. Don’t expect a polished, packaged training. Instead, this will be a facilitated conversation for folks who have a good grasp of white supremacy and have begun to implement racial equity in their organizations.


Wednesday, April 22 from 10 am – noon

This is a remote training via Zoom. You can see some introductory videos on working with Zoom here. Ways you could participate:

  • Computer with camera and good internet access
  • Phone with camera and good internet access (standard data rates may apply)
  • If need be, you can join via phone only


RNW is offering this dialogue on a donation basis. If you have the capacity to make a donation, we’d really appreciate it! Donate

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Event Organizers

Carrie FuentesCarrie Fuentes (she/her/sometimes Queen) is a Xicana Fat Femme, born in Los Angeles and raised in Portland. Carrie has been working within local fat and queer community for over 10 years and working towards racial liberation since she learned about inequity from a very early age. As a trainer, consultant and facilitator Carrie uses humor and direct communication as key components to making difficult topics more accessible to folks.

Jae R. TaiI spent the first part of my professional career navigating work in digital media and tv/film production in the competitive regions of New York and Los Angeles. My work experience ranges from on-camera talent to production behind-the-scenes. My positions include; principal roles in a Spike Lee Joint, and It’s Your Nature.org; Associate Producer for Cisco and Disney Planet Challenge.  These days my focus is exposing my children to an environment with a balanced racial narrative. Since returning to Portland, I have worked with Self Enhancement Inc. and taken a more active role in race relations by working with Resolutions NW as a race dialogue facilitator. Tiny Tech Academy supports my desire for creativity and social change. Learn more: tinytechacademy.com

Teri PiersonTeri (she/her) has been training on topics related to racial and social justice for almost 30 years, and she has been a professional facilitator for about 15 years. Her work as a consultant, trainer, and facilitator at Resolutions Northwest and in private practice supports individuals and organizations to develop the will and capacity to bring their outcomes in line with their values, particularly around racial equity. As a white bisexual woman who grew up here in Portland, Teri is always up against her own learning edge in working for racial justice. She draws inspiration from her fabulous colleagues and from her practice of aikido, a Japanese martial art.


April 22, 2020 10:00 am

April 22, 2020 12:00 pm

Donation basis

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White supremacy culture: A healing dialogue for executives and decision-makers

April 22, 2020 10:00 am

April 22, 2020 12:00 pm
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