Being White in the Black Lives Matter Movement


Registration is now closed 

RegistrationBLM is closed for the four-session workshop “Being White in the Black Lives Matter Movement” The series begins Sunday, Dec. 6, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. in Brunner Chapel.  Subsequent sessions will be on Sundays Dec. 13, Jan. 17, and Jan. 24.

Leaders of the workshops are Rev. Roberta Finkelstein, Judy Govatos, Jeff Lott, and Marie Oakberg. This series was developed by Rev. Kate Lore, social justice minister at the First Unitarian Church of Portland, Oregon. Due to the nature of the workshops, which require small-group discussions, registration for this series will be limited to 30. A waiting list will be kept for openings that occur.

Free registration for the workshop series  is available online (click here)—or call the church office to reserve your place. You do not need to be a member of First Unitarian Church to participate. The series is not limited to those who think of themselves or identify as white, but all participants should commit to attending at least three of the four sessions: Dec. 6 & 13 and Jan. 17 & 24.

Child Care
Child care will be available for all four workshops for persons who register and request it by December 1. Check the boxes on the online registration form or tell the church office the dates and number of children for whom you will need child care.