BOOK CLUB

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Live Book-Club meet ups like this one are great ways to expand your mind and your social circle.

If you are interested in Book Club but are worried you can’t make it along (or prefer to work at your own pace) then you can follow along via self-guided prompts. These are also going to be shared as part of the self-guided book club content at the Mindful Living HQ members site (launching soon).

NEXT BOOK CLUB BOOK IS:

Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World.

Meeting Tuesdays 6:30pm AEST Feb-March (6 Weeks) 

Blurb

Essential for all people who hold white privilege. This book will open your eyes and change your life.

‘White supremacy is a violent system of oppression that harms Black, Indigenous and People of Colour.

And if you are a person who holds white privilege, then you are complicit in upholding that harm, whether you realise it or not. This is not my opinion. This is fact. And if you are person who holds white privilege, the question you should be asking isn’t whether or not this is true, but rather, what are you going to do about it?’

Between June and July 2018, Layla Saad ran a 28-day Instagram challenge under the hashtag #MeAndWhiteSupremacy, for people with white privilege to unflinchingly examine the ways that they are complicit in upholding the oppressive system of white supremacy.

The challenge quickly went viral, with thousands of people from all over the world (including USA, Canada, UK, Italy, Germany, The Netherlands, Russia, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and Qatar, among others) diving deep for 28 consecutive days to examine and take responsibility for the ways in which they uphold white supremacy. The challenge catalyzed a worldwide awakening for thousands of white-privileged people to begin to take ownership of their personal anti-racism work.

This workbook was born out of that challenge.

HOW IT WORKS

Sign up! 

When you sign up, you will gain access to the Book Club course page. The week 1 content will be live on the February 1st so we can prep for our first meet up on Tuesday February 9th at 6:30pm AEST

 

Our Zoom meet-ups are wonderful ways to connect. You are invited to join us for live discussion for one hour a week over six weeks.

Schedule the meets in your i-cal or diary and if you can’t make it- fear not! We understand that life (and timezones) can get in the way! So if you miss one (or many) you can catch up online and via our private socials.

Meeting on the following dates:

  • 09/02/2021: Meet and Greet
  • 16/02/2021: Review of the Basics
  • 23/02/2021: Anti-Blackness, Racial Stereotypes, and Cultural Appropriation
  • 02/03/2021: Discussion on Allyship
  • 09/03/2021: Power, Relationship and Commitments
  • 16/03/2021: Carrying it Forward

 

Source a copy of the book that suits you best. You can consider:

Be sure to check out the associated website and social channels 

Each week you will be expected to read the associated content and complete the tasks.

There might be some weeks where you fall behind (we all have those weeks), and that’s ok. Join the Zoom anyways, and the group discussion should help inspire your thought processes.

Book Club: Me and White Supremacy

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