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Anti-Racism Summer Series with Regan Byrd

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July 14th 2021 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Select for total $ 50.00

Anti-Racism Foundations and Allyship


This training will focus on how oppression operates on a structural level, using the 4 I’s of oppression as a theory. Attendees will also be trained on racism as a foundational example of a system of oppression in the U.S. and will be presented with a deeper examination of anti-black racism, and provide participants a model of allyship, for both individuals and organizations, and common mistakes or pitfalls those practicing allyship often make.



Each training will begin with a discussion or reflection question, followed by a PowerPoint presentation from Regan Byrd on anti-oppression concepts, intermixed with several group discussion break-out sessions. The goal of these trainings is to equip attendees with core language and concepts that can be used for additional intraoffice discussion and strategic planning around diversity, equity, and inclusion.


  • Participants will have a historical perspective on race as a social construct and the emergence of white supremacy.
  • Participants will have a deeper understanding of the foundational role racism played in U.S. development.
  • Participants will have a broad understanding of how oppression operates within society and be able to name examples.
  • Participants will have examples and a framework for understanding racism and anti-black racism in the U.S.
  • Participants will be able to articulate a model for allyship and common pitfalls of allyship.
  • Participants will be able to envision how to bridge theory and practice in organizational operations.
  • Participants will have a broad understanding of the non-profit industrial complex and solutions.




*Each session of the series is inidivudally priced*

  • $25.00 for members of Colorado Nonprofit Association (must be logged in for discount/price per individual)
  • $50.00 for non-members
Event Description

Regan is an award-winning anti-oppression activist, speaker, trainer, and consultant, specializing in anti-racism and anti-sexism. She has spent over 13 years in CO nonprofits in operations, administration, data systems management, fundraising, and communications. She has a deep commitment to social justice, institutional systems change, and collective liberation.

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