Raising Consciousness and Making Connections: Staff and Institutional Power at Williams

In this workshop, we will interrogate our understanding of institutionalized oppression and its relationship to our personal and professional lives. This workshop is intended to be the first of three interactive sessions, utilizing Barbara Loves’ framework for Developing Liberatory Consciousness. The success of the workshop is contingent on participants’ active engagement.

This workshop will be led by Michael Obasohan, Chief Diversity Officer, City of Pittsfield and North Adams City Councilor; André Lynch, DEI Director at BART Charter Public School; and Dr. Kerri Leyda Nicoll, Associate Professor of Social Work at MCLA.

Registration required. Attendance is limited to 60 people. Registration closes at noon on Monday, January 30.

All participants must register using this form: https://forms.gle/NL9CbSmLFS7q88sSA

Williams Staff Committee (WSC)

9– 10:45 a.m.

Faculty House Lounge