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Racial Identity Caucus
September 19, 2019

The racial identity caucus is a tool used to collectively grow our anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural identities. The goal of the caucus is to identify and move beyond the ways we' have been racially socialized into roles of presumed superiority and inferiority, and claim and celebrate anti-racist, re-humanizing ways of being together in community.

To participate in the caucus, you MUST have attended a Chicago ROAR 2.5 day Understanding and Analyzing Systemic Racism workshop. Registration is open.

Ask an {Aspiring} Anti-Racist
September 26, 2019

Working toward racial equity means that we are constantly committing and recommitting to the anti-racist struggle to create a more just way of being. Join Enrich Chicago in a virtual Q&A session about strategies for continuing your individual and/or organizational journeys to becoming anti-racist. Open to Enrich Chicago cohort organizations and past anti-racism workshop participants. Registration is open.

Understanding & Analyzing Systemic Racism (2.5 days)                                               Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - Friday, October 4, 2019

Offered in partnership with Chicago Regional Organizing for Antiracism (CROAR), this workshop provides an opportunity for the participants to explore an introductory analysis of systemic racism and to begin to discern how this analysis shapes their lived experiences and work in the arts. Participants will also examine basic strategies for dismantling racism within their organization. Registration is open.

Enrich Chicago 5th Anniversary Convocation
October 24, 2019

Join the Enrich Chicago community as we celebrate five years of activating imagination to irrecoverably change the racist and inequitable systems in the arts and transform ourselves. The next five year our work continues as we reimagine the arts and culture sector so that ALAANA (African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and Native American) arts, ALAANA arts organizations, and ALAANA people thrive. Let's take one night to celebrate our journey and what we have learned along the way! Tickets Here!

Book Club: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
November 5, 2019

Join members of the Enrich Chicago community in reading Ibram X. Kendi's latest work, How to Be An Antiracist. Kendi weaves an electrifying combination of ethics, history, law, and science with his own personal story of awakening to antiracism. This is an essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond the awareness of racism to the next step: contributing to the formation of a just and equitable society. Sign-up Here!

Enrich Chicago Cohort Capacity Building
November 8, 2019

Quarterly capacity building and accountability workshop for Enrich Chicago member organizations.

Racial Identity Caucus
November 12, 2019

The racial identity caucus is a tool used to collectively grow our anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural identities. The goal of the caucus is to identify and move beyond the ways we' have been racially socialized into roles of presumed superiority and inferiority, and claim and celebrate anti-racist, re-humanizing ways of being together in community.

To participate in the caucus, you MUST have attended a Chicago ROAR 2.5 day Understanding and Analyzing Systemic Racism workshop. 

Ask an {Aspiring} Anti-Racist
December 8, 2019

Working toward racial equity means that we are constantly committing and recommitting to the anti-racist struggle to create a more just way of being. Join Enrich Chicago in a virtual Q&A session about strategies for continuing your individual and/or organizational journeys to becoming anti-racist. Open to Enrich Chicago cohort organizations and past anti-racism workshop participants.

Enrich Chicago Cohort Capacity Building
January 10, 2020

Quarterly capacity building and accountability workshop for Enrich Chicago member organizations.

Racial Identity Caucus
January 23, 2020

The racial identity caucus is a tool used to collectively grow our anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural identities. The goal of the caucus is to identify and move beyond the ways we' have been racially socialized into roles of presumed superiority and inferiority, and claim and celebrate anti-racist, re-humanizing ways of being together in community.

To participate in the caucus, you MUST have attended a Chicago ROAR 2.5 day Understanding and Analyzing Systemic Racism workshop. 

Understanding & Analyzing Systemic Racism (2.5 days)                                               Wednesday, February 5 - Friday, February 7, 2020

Offered in partnership with Chicago Regional Organizing for Antiracism (CROAR), this workshop provides an opportunity for the participants to explore an introductory analysis of systemic racism and to begin to discern how this analysis shapes their lived experiences and work in the arts. Participants will also examine basic strategies for dismantling racism within their organization.

Ask an {Aspiring} Anti-Racist
February 27, 2020

Working toward racial equity means that we are constantly committing and recommitting to the anti-racist struggle to create a more just way of being. Join Enrich Chicago in a virtual Q&A session about strategies for continuing your individual and/or organizational journeys to becoming anti-racist. Open to Enrich Chicago cohort organizations and past anti-racism workshop participants.

Racial Identity Caucus
March 17, 2020

The racial identity caucus is a tool used to collectively grow our anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural identities. The goal of the caucus is to identify and move beyond the ways we' have been racially socialized into roles of presumed superiority and inferiority, and claim and celebrate anti-racist, re-humanizing ways of being together in community.

To participate in the caucus, you MUST have attended a Chicago ROAR 2.5 day Understanding and Analyzing Systemic Racism workshop.

Introduction to Systemic Racism Workshop
April 17, 2020    

Introduction to Systemic Racism workshops introduce participants to the idea that racism is a systemic, institutional problem of power and creates the rationale for a structural intervention to dismantle it. This introductory workshop demonstrates that productive conversations about race are possible and that there is an effective methodology for facilitating them. The workshop serves as a starting point for an individual or organizational journey toward becoming an anti-racist, multicultural organization.

Understanding & Analyzing Systemic Racism (2.5 days)                                               Wednesday, May 13 - Friday, May 15, 2020

Offered in partnership with Chicago Regional Organizing for Antiracism (CROAR), this workshop provides an opportunity for the participants to explore an introductory analysis of systemic racism and to begin to discern how this analysis shapes their lived experiences and work in the arts. Participants will also examine basic strategies for dismantling racism within their organization.

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Past Events

Racial Equity & the Arts: Reimagine Chicago

The Other (Side): A Creative Mapping of Borders, Belonging, and Movement