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Anti Racism & White Privilege

You make better people! – Gemma T

Many of the people who helped pave the way for change during the Civil Rights Movement with Dr Martin Luther King Jr. were white allies. Know the power of your privilege.

Effecting change, no matter how small can often feel overwhelming.

You can often feel frozen by fear into not taking action with anti-racism work.

I get it. It is uncomfortable.

If it wasn’t, we would be further forward with race equality by now.

You often feel stuck by fear.

Fear of saying the wrong thing and simply not knowing enough.

Fear of causing offence

Fear of getting it wrong

These fears all have one thing in common: They lead to inaction and inaction leads to complicity and complicity causes harm

To help – I developed an online video course, so you can learn more about the power and urgency of anti-racism work in the comfort and non-judgemental space of your own home and at your own pace and so you can feel supported along the way.

This course is for you if you already have a basic understanding of what white privilege is.

This course is for you if you understand you have societal privileges, but don’t know what to do with them to actively effect change.

This course is for you if you feel like you don’t have enough knowledge, language or tools to help.

It is for you if you often feel stuck and ill-equipped to confront uncomfortable conversations or racist incidents no matter how covert when they unfold.

It is definitely for you if you want to explore anti-racism education with a British lens.

Anti-racism course – What modules are covered?

  • Understand white privilege and its role in racism.
  • Learn more about racism both the covert and overt, including microaggressions
  • White privilege, white fragility and white savioursim
  • Patriarchy – feminism and its firm role with racism
  • Centring and ego
  • Conscious anti-racist parenting
  • Language, education and knowledge to feel empowered and confident to tackle uncomfortable conversations with people you love
  • Self awareness, self-care and advocacy and how to use your privilege to effect change.
  • Feel equipped to campaign, advocate or safely stand up against racism.

Please note whilst there is a reading list and we will be looking at a holistic overview of international impact of British colonisation and American slavery, I intentionally centre the black British experience in my approach to anti-racism.

During this in-depth training you will have access to video, audio learning and course notes and access to a course discussion group, you will learn how to be a better ally. You will be able to understand, identify, confidently talk about and intervene to address racism and its link to white privilege and its consequences in your social circles, relationships and in the workplace. You will feel better equipped to confront injustices and more so have difficult conversations with people you love which is often the hardest.  Feel empowered to be part of the change you want to see in the world, rather than ashamed or embarrassed of your ancestors legacy.

Turn everything you know about racism on its head and be part of the powerful majority to lead by example and be the change you want to see in the world.

 

It is like having to take horrible tasting medicine that you know will make you better. This is one of the hardest, most empowering and most important things I have had to do. Thank you for creating this course –  It has been life changing – Selina Barker – Co-Founder of Project Love – Anti-racism course attendee

This course IS for you if you are tired of feeling helpless.

This course IS for you if you recognise that being frightened is OK, but that continued inaction leads to more harm and you no longer want to be a complicit bystander.

This course IS if you want to commit to be actively anti-racist and lead by example.

This course IS for you if you’re ready to put your money where your mouth is

The investment for this self directed learning, 12 months access for all of the above and more is currently available for the equivalent of just £1.63p a day. £595 + VAT (A total of £714.00 inclusiveness of 20% VAT)

However, taking part in this course is not for the faint-hearted. It will challenge you.

So it is only for the courageous AND the committed.

It requires you to prioritise engaging in this work, often. It takes consistent commitment and a whole lot of courage.

It is for those who might feel frightened, but are ready to turn fear into action

Ready to commit?

If this sounds like you, if you are ready to commit. If you have the courage to lead by powerful example and be the change you want to see in the world. I cannot wait to support you with doing this work and look forward to seeing you in class.

Change can’t wait!

Anti Racism & White Privilege Online Course FAQs

Do you offer payment by instalments?

Unfortunately we are not currently able to offer an option to pay by instalments. We hope to be able to revisit this in the future. Thank you for understanding.

What payment methods do you accept for the course?

We accept payment online by credit/debit card powered by Stripe and PayPal

Which is the best course for beginners?

The White Privilege and Anti-Racism course is ideal for beginners. It is delivered online and is self-paced.

Who is the course for?

This course is for people at the beginning of your journey, who recognise they hold white privilege, who recognise that racism exists beyond an overt act of hate and want to do something about it, but often feel frightened of saying the wrong thing and don’t really know where to start. This is suitable for those interested in learning about anti-racism from a UK bias. It is for those who feel courageous enough to start introspection, unlearning and relearning and being part of change. 

When can I start the course?

Once you’ve completed purchase, you will be sent your login details via email and you can get started within 48 hours. Be sure to check your junk email folder if you cannot find the email confirmation. 

What will happen after purchasing the course?

You will be transferred to Thinkific to complete your purchase. On receipt of payment you will be signed up to the Anti Racism & White Privilege course and receive an email with your log-in information. Be sure to check your junk email folder if you cannot find the email confirmation. 

Can I get a refund after purchasing the course?

From the point of sale, you will have a 7-day cooling off period, (this is subject to the course content not being accessed beyond the welcome module), after which, all sales are final and no refunds can be given.

Can I complete the course in my own time?

The course is self-directed and designed for you to access online at your own pace. We recommend that you set aside an absolute minimum of 2 hours per week to complete the course. 

How long should I set aside for the course?

Consistency in this work is key so I recommend carving out an absolute minimum of two hours a week. The more the better.

How long do I have access to the course content?

You will have 12 months access to the course from the date of purchase.

What format does the course take?

You have access to a blend of video, audio learning and course notes alongside a course discussion forum on Thinkific.  The course is divided into 15 modules with approx 30 hours of taught content (excluding homework and films). This is accompanied by homework, journaling prompts, films, reading lists and tasks associated with each module.

Are there any assignments or tests?

There are no assignments or tests required to complete the course but journaling, introspection and further learning is encouraged.

Terms and conditions: Please Read

You will be transferred to Thinkific to complete your purchase. On receipt of payment you will be signed up to the Anti Racism & White Privilege course. From the point of sale, you will have a 7 day cooling off period, (this is subject to the course content not being accessed beyond the welcome module), after which, all sales are final and no refunds can be given.

This course is for any persons aged 21+

If you any course related queries, please contact team@novareid.com

More about your host

Described as a force to be reckoned with, Activist and TED speaker Nova Reid is an advocate for race equality.

Nova approaches her work from a unique position and uses her professional background in counselling skills, mental wellbeing NLP and understanding of human behaviour to encourage meaningful change from the inside out. She has worked with over 200 progressive organisations and clients, including Change.org, and Bloody Good Period

In 2019  Nova was shortlisted for an Inclusive Companies Award and nominated for a National Diversity Awards and was selected Top 100 Influential women in the Black Magic Network as part of International Women’s Day

She regularly appears on BBC News, Sky News and BBC Radio as an expert on race and diversity matters. In 2018, Nova was invited to attend the Royal Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to provide expert media commentary and is a regular writer for Restless Magazine and Refinery29.

Nova is a passionate advocate for helping people be the change they want to see in the world.