Speak Out Youth Summit

Saturday October 3rd

We are excited to sponsor attendance for PLU students to the 2020 Speak Out Youth Summit.  This personal and professional development opportunity is a one day virtual summit calls students to collectively envision a just and equitable future through:

  • Learning from today’s leading youth activists and change-makers.
  • Hearing from inspiring and iconic speakers and artists.
  • Connecting with peers around the country…and the world!
  • Getting tools to build your capacity to lead and make a difference.
Tickets for PLU Students are limited and will be distributed on a first come basis up until Oct 1st.  Students joining with PLU will commit to attending the whole summit and connecting in dialogue about what you learned and ways to move strategies forward in our community.
Funding for this opportunity is made available by The Diversity Center, Multicultural Engagement in Campus Ministry, and Black Student Union.

What Harm I'm Taught, Exploring my whiteness

A 6-week workshop on whiteness for white people! Students and staff will have the opportunity to participate in dialogue and activities which will begin or further each individuals’ lifelong process of unpacking the unwarranted privilege white folx are acculturated to receiving. Weekly dialogue will be based on readings, podcasts, and sharing personal experiences.  Meeting times will be determined by the small group cohorts and start the week of October 5th.

Week 1: Why are you here?

Week 2: Socialization

Week 3: Whiteness 

Week 4: White Supremacy Culture 

Week 5: Power & Relationships

Week 6:  Solidarity