Tue, Jun 16 | Google Meet

Holding Space with Race

Jessie Lynn Giese, LCSW, BCBA will guide you through understanding what it means to hold space for others during a time of a great awakening of racial trauma and injustice. The format is a six week closed group. This group is meant for those who consider themselves white and a follower of Jesus.
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Holding Space with Race

Time & Location

Jun 16, 2020, 7:00 PM CDT – Jul 21, 2020, 7:00 PM CDT
Google Meet

About the event

Pay what you can! The price is set at $50 for all six weeks. All proceeds go to ACT-SO DuPage, Illinois, funded by the NAACP. If a lower price works for you, use one of the coupon codes below!  $40: Space40   $30: Space30   $20: Space20   $10: Space10   Free: Space0

As a white Christian, are you hearing and observing the responses to racial trauma? Are you considering what this means for yourself, but having a hard time not feeling defensive, or at least on guard? Or maybe the more you learn, you are experiencing shame, feeling frozen about what to say or do next? Does the idea of dismantling racial trauma and injustice feel overwhelming to you? At Renewing Minds Therapy, we don't claim to have all the answers, especially regarding the experiences of black lives in America. We do however feel passionate about moving in this time against racism, and we believe that starts with us as a white community. That starts with us doing some internal work, processing our feelings and responses to "Black Lives Matter" and what that means for us personally. This is the deep work of healing and restoring in the Name of Jesus that moves us towards freedom and partnering with the black community over the long haul (not just for this season). This group is less focused on education around racism, but more focused on our internal responses to racism and expanding our capacity to "hold space" for others as we move towards anti-racism.

Come join us on Tuesdays for six weeks, starting on June 16th at 7:00 PM, for a mind, body, heart healing journey of our personal stories of racism to move us towards unity in the Body of Christ! This is a six week closed small group to allow for more time of processing and healing.

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