Difference between revisions of "Challenging Dominant Culture Working Group"

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* Racism 104: Ally, Step-by-Step: http://racismschool.tumblr.com/Racism%20104:%20Ally,%20Step-by-Step
* Racism 104: Ally, Step-by-Step: http://racismschool.tumblr.com/Racism%20104:%20Ally,%20Step-by-Step
* The New Jim Crow: http://www.kropfpolisci.com/racial.justice.alexander.pdf
* The New Jim Crow: http://www.kropfpolisci.com/racial.justice.alexander.pdf
* Revolutionary Solidarity: A Critical Reader for Accomplices https://pdf.yt/d/xV6RlDu8DHYULMpe


==On Community Accountability==
==On Community Accountability==
* Deep Democracy (Process Work): http://www.iapop.com/deep-democracy/
* Deep Democracy (Process Work): http://www.iapop.com/deep-democracy/
* 5 Ways to Deal with Misguided (But Well-Intentioned) Allies (Everyday Feminism): http://everydayfeminism.com/2015/02/how-to-deal-with-allies/
* 5 Ways to Deal with Misguided (But Well-Intentioned) Allies (Everyday Feminism): http://everydayfeminism.com/2015/02/how-to-deal-with-allies/

Revision as of 15:48, 28 April 2015

Mission

  • what are we tasked with? keeping omni true to its values
  • what are we empowered to do autonomously? nothing
  • what are we not empowered to do? we don't make policy without delegate consensus. we're not judges or arbiters.
  • we view the OOC as a body without organs. we want our work to infuse every corner of it.

Goals

  • Find ways to share leadership and direction
  • Make our public meetings more accessible and welcoming to newcomers
  • Reach out to Omni's neighbors for input
  • Develop a process of integrating cultures
  • Develop a method to assess and integrate language styles and archetypes validity
  • Creating safe space within the Omni and a Conflict Resolution Policy including alternatives to police intervention
  • Making invitations to diverse stakeholders
  • Challenging our current representative democracy

Action Items

  • Translate 1-sheet into plain, accessible language – building on from communications group
  • Draft conflict resolution policy
  • Reach out to the surrounding neighborhood to elicit feedback on what they'd like the space to become
  • Create ongoing ToDos list to better distribute tasks/responsibilities

Meeting Minutes

Related Pages

Resources

On Racism and Anti-Racism

On Community Accountability