Leveraging Privilege and Tools to Disrupt Bigotry Over the Holidays with Courtney Jones Carney, MBA

By | November 8, 2020

Join us Monday, November 23, at 7:30 pm to learn how to use privilege to fight racism at the holiday table.

Click here to RSVP: https://forms.gle/Y52UMX3VDhRzX5Pg7

Register early! Pre-work will be assigned to facilitate and frame the training conversation. The Zoom link will be sent to registrants the day before the event.

The Leveraging Privilege and Tools to Disrupt Holiday Bigotry training aims to:

  • Introduce the concept of oppression and how it connects to privilege
  • Discuss how intersectionality interacts with and exacerbates oppression
  • Define privilege and identify individual power and privilege
  • Use scenarios to demonstrate actions for leveraging privilege to address oppression

Courtney Jones Carney is the inaugural Executive Director of the Intercultural Leadership and Engagement Center at UMB and has over 16 years of professional experience working in institutions of higher education. Ms. Jones-Carney has developed many well-regarded UMB initiatives including the recognition of Diversity Celebrations; a Safe Space program to ensure a welcoming and affirming space for LGBTQ students, faculty and staff; and the President’s Student Leadership Institute. She is an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School and serves as the Program Director for the Intercultural Leadership certificate program, which she has coordinated since its inception in 2018.

This event is open to students, caregivers and teachers of the Hillcrest, Westchester, and Catonsville Elementary School communities.