Ego Trippin uses restorative practices principles to shift the spotlight to us as individuals and how we have been indoctrinated into adopting subconscious ideals that affect how we view others, live our lives, and choose to interact with people we may see as different from us. Throughout the sessions, we will hold space for all participants to examine our own internalized privilege and marginalization, analyze the cycles of racial socialization, and work to better understand our roles in perpetuating racial divides, limitations, and stereotypes.
This workshop is limited to 16 participants; 8 people of color and 8 white people. While most of the series will be an interracial dialogue, there will also be intra-racial caucus space to process. Participants should have a basic understanding of structural and cultural racism. Weekly readings and writing activities will be assigned to guide our group dialogues each session. At the end of the workshop, participants will each develop an Awareness & Internal Action Plan for continued growth and reflection.