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The Gifts of Conflict in Antiracism Work

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Dates
Saturday 5/21/2022 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Pricing
$40.00 The Gifts of Conflict in Antiracism Work


Conflict is inevitable in on-going antiracism work. We live in a world that is shaped by hundreds of years of collective, structural harms and these patterns have shaped us individually. When we avoid conflict or handle it carelessly, we risk repeating the systemic traumas that we work so hard to dismantle. Conflict can be uncomfortable, messy, and challenging but with the right tools conflict can be a real gift.

“Healthy conflict is love tapping fear on the shoulder, saying, “It’s ok. I got this.”- Priya Parker

Join Racial Justice Speaker/Educator and Yoga Teacher, Dr. Monea, for this 1.5 hour workshop on the gift of conflict in antiracism work.

During this workshop, we will grapple with:

    - How do we restore relationships when we disagree? 

    - What do we do when our impact does not match our intentions? 

    - How do we develop trust across racial lines?

    - How do we keep our shared commitment to antiracism at the forefront when conflict arises?

Come and be a part of this conversation.

This workshop will be recorded if you cannot make it live.

Scholarships available - no one who wants to be a part of this important conversation will be turned away.  Please email info@lighthouseyogacenter.com for more info.

Donations appreciated to offset the cost of scholarships.



Dr. Monea Abdul-Majeed

Dr. Monea Abdul-Majeed is a Racial Equity Strategist, Antiracism Trainer, and 500-hour, Certified Yoga Teacher. She leads organizations and wellness spaces to racial equity through training, strategy, her 4 R approach: reflection, relationships, restoration, and resilience.

She has over 19 years of experience in organizational leadership, statistical analysis, training, project management, professorship, non-profit work, and community engagement. She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology and politics from Washington and Lee University in 2004. In 2010, she earned her doctoral degree in Sociology and Political Science from Howard University, where her concentration was Social Inequality (Race, Gender, and Ethnicity) and Urban Sociology. Her dissertation title was, “A Historical Materialist Analysis of the Shifts in African American Family Formation, 1960-2008.”

She was a federal government employee at the U.S. Census Bureau from 2001-2016. During her tenure there, she worked in many different areas including Ancestry and Ethnicity, Workforce Development, Job Rotation, Organizational Climate, Poverty and Health Insurance Estimates, and Risk Management. She earned her Master’s Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau. While at the Census Bureau, Dr. Monea earned the Bronze Award, which is the highest award given, for her work on the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates and Small Area Poverty Estimates data collections. She also served as the Project Manager for the organization's first organizational climate survey.

She has been a professor at Montgomery Community College in Maryland, Trinity Washington University, Penn State York, and HACC. Dr. Monea has taught Introduction to Sociology, The Family, Urban Sociology, Research Methodology, Work and Society, Antiracist Education, and Research Writing.


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