Finding Your Voice Program
Finding Your Path through Finding Your Voice
The Dock C. Bracy Center for Human Reconciliation is a learning organization. We learn what you need and use our learning and networking resources to assist. A core principle embedded in our organization is continuous learning, continuous improvement for you and the organization. We create this continuous learning and improvement environment through our “Finding Your Voice Program.”
Finding Your Voice Program (FYVP)
The Program creates an environment for learning, healing, and transformation, rich in educational resources, and networking support.
A person participating in the Program will utilize the learning and support provided as needed for their development and transforming their community.
There are no required meetings, though the Program will offer learning sessions based on participants stated learning needs and will be open to all participants.
Participants are encouraged to continue learning about human oppression and what actions can be taken through our Program and elsewhere.
How to become involved in the Program?
Complete the Eradicating Racism: A Path Forward Learning Series.
Agree with the shared vision which is included in the Anti-Racism Pro-Human Reconciliation Pledge.
Sign the Anti-Racism Pro-Human Reconciliation Pledge.
Through completion of these requirements, the person establishes a relationship with the Center to assist in actualizing their pledge.
The “Eradicating Racism: A Path Forward Learning Series” is focused on the complexity of systemic racism and the challenges to eradicating this problem. As we move into problem-solving and developing strategies to address racism, the concept of *intersectionality will become an important part of the conversation. Each of us are part of many social categories, for example, a 60-year-old man who is of Japanese ancestry, gay, Buddhist, and disabled is at the intersectionality of age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, and disability. All these social categories must be acknowledged and addressed as part of eradicating human oppression.
*“the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage.” -Oxford Dictionaries. Article: https://haenfler.sites.grinnell.edu/subcultural-theory-and-theorists/intersectionality/
The Finding Your Voice Program is unique because it makes a clear statement to you, “We Got Your Back.”
Photography by Tim Mossholder: https://unsplash.com/@timmossholder. Colorful Hands 1 of 3 / George Fox students Annabelle Wombacher, Jared Mar, Sierra Ratcliff and Benjamin Cahoon collaborated on the mural. / Article: https://www.orartswatch.org/painting-the-town-in-newberg.