Class Consciousness: Class and Classism in UU Life

Beginning this Sunday @ MqtUU:
SAVE THE DATES!
This fall, MQT UU is offering a five-session exploration of the topic of class in our society. The curriculum was developed by the Unitarian Universalist Association and is called Class Conscious: Class and Classicism in UU Life. This topic is inextricably intertwined with many other social justice issues that concern us, including, but not limited to, racism, environmental justice, campaign financing and voters’ rights, income inequality, and many others. The sessions
will be lead by g.g. gordon and will cover a number of topics such as:
Why we avoid talking about class
Emotions related to class differences
Class indicators
Types of classism
Intersections with other “isms”
Meritocracy
UU history and contexts
Domains for congregational classism
Economic inequality – reasons for and impacts of
Class cultures in organizations
Becoming a class ally
Stages of classism awareness
Sessions will be held from 1-3 pm after services on the Sunday afternoons listed below.
There is no charge and lunch will be provided for a free will offering. Please put these dates on your calendars now and plan to attend and participate in these interactive sessions as we explore a very current and important issue.
Sunday, October 1: Module 1: Class as Culture
Sunday, October 15: Module 2: Classism
Sunday, November 19: Module 3: Income Inequality
Sunday, December 3: Module 4: Classism and Awareness Efforts in our Congregations
Sunday, December 17: Module 5: Class Activism