our worshops are open to anyone who has an interest in beginning an exploration of racism and its impacts on our church and society in an atmosphere of mutual respect, caring and safety.

understanding and analyzing systemic racism

Explore the historical development of systemic racism and its continuing effects in our society. Examine the ongoing realities of racism including the identity-shaping power racism has on People of Color and White people. We’ll help you struggle with the tough questions and begin to equip you with the skills to dismantle racism and transform your institution.

Early Bird Registration $95; Regular Registration $175 — ELCA Members (use Promo Code: MCSYNOD)


July 25-27, 2019
The Chicago High School for the Arts – Chiarts, 2714 West Augusta Boulevard, Chicago

November 24-26, 2019
Catholic Theological Union, 5401 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago

NOTE: If you register and do not attend the workshop the Metropolitan Chicago Synod Antiracism Team must still pay full cost for your workshop seat ($375 – $455). Therefore, “no shows” will not be offered the subsidized registration rate for future workshops.