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ADI Virtual Education Series

ADI Virtual Education Series:

All videos can be viewed on our website under resources

Since the May 25 killing of George Floyd by white police officers in Minneapolis, thousands of people have taken to the streets to protest racial inequities and systemic oppression that continues to disproportionately impact Black Americans. Across northern New York, communities are seeking ways to engage in the national movement for racial equity and transformational justice. In response, the Adirondack Diversity Initiative (ADI), in partnership with Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA), is launching the ADI’s Antiracism Education and Mobilization Campaign.  Due to Covid these programs are taking place virtually in the form of video series.

Antiracism 101 series, created to look at allyship and how to become an anti-racist accomplice stemming from the
 

  1. Checklist for white allies & activists

  2. From antiracist actor to ally to accomplice, how do we get there?

  3. What does it mean to be a white male antiracist accomplice?

  4. What does it mean to be a white female antiracist accomplice?
     

The series will continue in January 2021 with a workshop on supporting and sustaining BIPOC in the workplace. The series will also introduce the community to ADI's signature Cultural Consciousness Program.
 

The Black Experience in the Adirondack series, a partnership between ADI and the Adirondack Experience, the Museum at Blue Mountain Lake. To date, ADI has created 68 virtual sessions that focus on the intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, and the environment. These sessions are currently being utilized by several colleges/universities and organizations across the Adirondack North Country.  The series will continue in 2021 with a focus on BIPOC recreating in the Adirondacks.   

 

Queer of Color Voices is a partnership with the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance. The series will center the lives of LGBTQI+ lives in the Adirondack North Country.