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2021 21 Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge: Day 1.

Posted on September 6, 2021

Welcome to Day 1! 

This September’s challenge has been curated by the IATSE Training and Education Department, in collaboration with the IATSE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. This challenge is Labor-focused, reminding us that Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging are Union Issues.

Each day there are choices – you can do them all, or choose one to do. The point of these challenges is for all of us to make a habit of furthering our understanding of power, privilege, racism, exclusion, and equity.

We encourage everyone to participate: you can learn individually, and also share your experience with others. Share this challenge with your crew and co-workers!

Day 1:

WATCH –
Ferguson, Missouri Speech AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, addressing the Missouri State AFL CIO in the wake of the uprising in Ferguson, MO – “A Brief History of Labor, Race and Solidarity” VIDEO (September 2014, 35 minutes)
Or READ President Trumka’s speech: “A Brief History of Labor, Race and Solidarity
READ –
America Wasn’t a Democracy, Until Black Americans Made It One, Nikole Hannah Jones, The New York Times (August 14, 2019). [Submitted by American Bar Association’s D&I Advisory Council]
WATCH –
5 Things You Should Know About Racism, Franchesca Ramsey, Decoded, MTV News (6m 17s)

One Response to “2021 21 Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge: Day 1.”

Margaret OrzechowskiSeptember 25th, 2021 at 9:44 pm

I keep hitting a paywall for the Nikole Hannah Jones article. Any way you can copy and paste the text for this or email to me?
Thanks in advance,
Maggie

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