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A SPECIAL CURATED TWO-PART SERIES

SPONSORED BY THE ALPHA OMEGA ILLINOIS CHAPTER

Join AO for this curated program exploring biases and examining systemic racism in America. After creating a personal and historical context, participants then assess how race plays a role in their own lives and workplaces and commits to anti-racist actions, practices, and mindsets in the future.

Understanding Race Through a Jewish Lens:

Sunday, January 10th

11:00AM – 12:30PM EST

Anti-Racism and Me

Sunday, January 17th

11:00AM – 12:30 PM EST

Understanding Systemic Racism and Microaggressions

 

  • Registration is free, but a donation of $36 (or above) to the Alpha Omega Foundation USA or Canadian Foundation is gratefully accepted.
  • Attend both events to get the full understanding, but if you can only attend one, you are welcome to register for one.

Registration Form: http://bit.ly/TikkunToolboxJan17

About Our Trainer: TANI PRELL is an adaptive relationship builder with 7+ years of success in facilitating dialogues around race and equity. She is currently an Associate Director of Philanthropy at the Art Institute of Chicago, and a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Facilitator for local and national organizations. Tani is on the national board of trustees for the Union of Reform Judaism and serves on their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion taskforce. During her time as the Director of Education and Engagement for a Chicago synagogue, Tani was named one of the Jewish Federation of Chicago’s “36 Under 36” for her innovative work and community building that examined the intersection of race and Judaism. Tani holds her BA in English from Macalester College and MA in Jewish Professional Studies from the Spertus Institute for Jewish learning. Through self-examination, gAO Tikkun Toolbox January 2020rounding in historical context, and commitment-centered dialogue, Tani’s trainings allow for anti-racism work to take place on the internal, interpersonal, and institutional levels through a Jewish lens.

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Executive Director: Heidi Weber 
Email: hweber@ao.org

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