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 This two-session workshop is open to anyone who is ready to engage in honest conversation about racism in the United Church of Canada.  

Part 1: Antiracism Workshop with Selam Debs Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 10:00-11:30 am • Antiracism language & the framework in building an antiracist lens • Rooting your awareness in understanding 'Canada’s' colonial history • The impacts of unconscious bias, systemic racism & White supremacy • The first steps in developing an antiracist workplace or congregation  

Selam Debs is a Black Ethiopian queer Anti-Racism Coach, Consultant & Trainer specializing in anti-Black racism, equity, inclusion and implicit bias awareness.  

Part 2: Antiracism, You and The UCC with Rev. Alcris Limongi Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 10:00-11:30 am • A questionnaire will be sent out after Part 1, to help focus your learnings from the workshop with Selam • In Part 2, Alcris will invite you to integrate what you learned from Part 1, and apply it in your personal journey and in your United Church context.  

Alcris Limongi is part of the Center for Christian Studies in Winnipeg team as Program Staff/Educator. In the past she has been the Racial Justice, Gender Justice and Sexual Minorities Program Coordinator at the General Council Office, and she has served in congregational ministry. 

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If you have any questions about this program please contact Thérèse Samuel at

Sponsored by Antler River Watershed, Horseshoe Falls and Western Ontario Waterways Regional Councils.