Unpacking Racism for Action – IMPACT Edition

Program Overview & Structure

The IMPACT Edition of Unpacking Racism for Action educates community members, career professionals, and organizational leaders on implicit bias and systemic racism, providing them with the necessary tools and training to address issues of racism within their community and advocate for racial equity throughout society.  

The IMPACT Edition is offered twice a year with fall and spring semesters. Each semester is comprised of six evening sessions (6:00 PM – 8:30 PM) that are delivered over the course of 3 months. Discussion topics include:  

  • Identity Formation, Intersectionality, & Cultural Identity
  • The History of Race in the United States
  • Race, Power, and Privilege
  • Structural and Institutional Racism 
  • Challenging Implicit Bias and Microaggressions
  • Social Construction of Whiteness
  • The Impacts of Anti-Blackness Nationally & Globally
  • Racism Beyond Black and White
  • Advancing Antiracism & Racial Equity in Our Daily Lives

Applications for Spring 2024 Cohort

The application for the Spring 2024 IMPACT Cohort is open for new submissions! Session dates for the Spring 2024 IMPACT Cohort are listed below. All programming for the IMPACT Edition is delivered in-person at the National Civil Rights Museum. 

  • IMPACT Edition Session 1: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
  • IMPACT Edition Session 2: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
  • IMPACT Edition Session 3: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
  • IMPACT Edition Session 4: Wednesday, March 27, 2024
  • IMPACT Edition Session 5: Wednesday, April 10, 2024
  • IMPACT Edition Session 6: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Click here for instructions on how to apply for the Spring 2024 IMPACT Edition cohort.

informational webinars

Register for an upcoming informational webinar to learn more about applying for the Spring 2024 IMPACT Edition Cohort. Hear from NCRM staff about the program structure & insights for tackling the application process.

Who Should apply

Each cohort is comprised of a diverse group of 20-30 individuals committed to using their skills, experience, and insights to positively contribute to the cohort learning environment and become changemakers within their community. As a community-wide program, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, education levels, industries, and sectors.

Ready to Apply?

Click below to learn how you can apply for the next Unpacking Racism for Action IMPACT Edition cohort. 

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