- October 20, 2017
- 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
- Namaste Hall, Mission Campus
Shelly Tochluk spent ten years as a researcher, counselor, and teacher in California's public schools. She is a professor at Mount Saint Mary's University-Los Angeles where she trains teachers to work with Los Angeles' diverse school population. Shelly earned her Ph.D. in Depth Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute and transformed her dissertation into the book, Witnessing Whiteness: The Need to Talk About Race and How to Do It.
Her second, recently published book is titled, Living in the Tension: The Quest for a Spiritualized Racial Justice. Shelly is also a member of AWARE-LA (Alliance of White Anti-Racists Everywhere-Los Angeles). For the last 9 years, she has co-produced AWARE-LA's 4-day summer institute titled, Unmasking Whiteness.
This intensive workshop series leads white people into a deeper understanding of their personal relationship to race, white privilege, and systemic racism. Her passion is inspiring and supporting other white people to see the value of investigating their racial identity in order to enhance consciousness around race issues, cultivate deeper cross-race relationships, and become active in racial justice efforts.
Join us for refreshments at 9:30AM.