Reproductive Justice and Health Equity is a Universal Human Right

We foster humane birth practices and increase access to maternal and infant health through collaborative and equitable international partnerships and trainings.

Deconstructing White Privilege and Allyship in Birth Work

Weekend Intensive April 8-9:
Saturday, April 8th 10am-6pm
Sunday, April 9th 10am-2pm

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Workshop Details

This workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Common Ground: Learn shared language, and terms, as building blocks for an anti-racist framework
  • Learn to identify key aspects of white privilege within the field of birth work
  • Showing Up and Owning Up to Stages of Whiteness: Moving beyond shame and blame toward accountability, responsibility, compassion, and healing
  • Individual, Institutional, Systemic: Tools to identify white supremacy within birth work
  • Humanizing Birth Activism: The work starts with ourselves. Developing the tools for listening, self-inquiry, decentering, and empathetic activism
  • Story Circle: Learning about privilege and race through personal narratives
  • From Ally to Accomplice: The work of deconstructing the Ally Industrial Complex
  • Equitable relationships through a decolonized lens; moving toward a liberatory approach to reproductive justice

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