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Building Skill and Awareness for Dismantling Racism: A Workshop with Jackie Hogue for Artists in the Performing Arts

January 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am


This workshop takes place over two half days

When: Saturday, Jan. 16th, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm and Sunday, Jan. 17th, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Where: Online through Zoom

Cost: $50 per person to register 

24 participant max. 

To register email: younglungs.wpg@gmail.com (participants must be available for both days).

The cost of this workshop has been subsidized by: Young Lungs Dance Exchange, Art Holm, Company Link and J. Hogue & Associates.

About the Workshop:

During our time together we will deepen our understanding around how systemic racism operates and how it is supported. From there we will explore skills for dismantling racism that utilize our mind, body, spirit and heart. The focus of the session will be on awareness, skill and practice for you as individuals, with some time to explore how this work relates to your art and the institutions you interact with. The sessions will include reflection and interactive activities.

About Jackie Hogue:

Jackie is committed to community building and at the same time passionate about solving hard problems.  Jackie has been involved in community building and social change for 20 years, 12 of which spent in non-profit management or leadership roles where she grew and shaped organizations. As a trained, skilled facilitator, Jackie enjoys catering to a variety of learning styles to ensure meetings, community consultations or trainings are engaging and successful.

Jackie is Metis with Polish Settler ancestors.  Her life experiences, both locally and internationally, have informed her desire to use her skills to dismantle racism and oppression.  With years of experience in conflict resolution training, Jackie enjoys finding opportunity among challenging situations, particularly as they relate to organizational strengthening and dismantling oppression.

Jackie has collaborated with several skilled and thoughtful people to design and deliver training and support to organizations.  Additionally, she co-designed and co-teaches a course called “Confronting Racism in the Inner City” at the University of Winnipeg.

“Jackie’s gentle and encouraging manner facilitated a group of skeptical participants through a process that ended with action plans and accolades.” — Robin Eriksson, CKUW Radio, University of Winnipeg

“We have been very fortunate and are grateful that we had Jackie facilitating our highly sensitive theme of systemic oppression. Her expertise, coupled with a gentle delivery, allowed the participants to feel encouraged to be vulnerable and to actively participate in a very difficult conversation. Thank you for walking with us on this difficult, yet, rewarding journey of self-awareness!” — Training Participant

For more information on Jackie and her work visit: www.jhogue.ca


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