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Equity Series Session 1: Bias and Brain Development

$30

with Sultana Khan

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 31, 2021 at 6 pm

This workshop will use Daniel Kahneman’s theory of fast and slow thinking to explain how representation, societal structure, and brain development create a culture of biased thinking and behavior.

Equity Series Session 2: Microaggressions- Reflecting on Harmful Language

$30

with Sultana Khan

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 7, 2021 at 6 pm

This workshop will expose and explain the subtle nature of microaggressions, which are defined as "daily verbal, behavioral, and environmental communications, whether intentional or unintentional, that transmit hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to a target person because they belong to a stigmatized group."

Equity Series Session 3: A Racial History of Maine

$30

with Sultana Khan

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 14, 2021 at 6 pm

This workshop will explore the history of racial prejudice in Maine, from the persecution of residents of Malaga Island to the KKK to the history of US relations with the Tribes that have lived in this area for thousands of years. This real history is a necessary component of anti-racism education for Mainers.





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