Welcome to Day 5 of the Racial Justice Challenge.
This is our final day together. We'll be creating an antiracist action plan for the rest of 2020.
Let's get started.
1. Use this template to design your antiracist action plan. A copy is also embedded below. Either print a copy, or download a copy by clicking on "File" (upper left corner), and then "Download."
As you think about your priorities, revisit the resources shared each day of this challenge, the ideas and suggestions shared by participants throughout the week, and consider the vision you have for yourself. Example topics for a plan might include:
Part of a successful action plan is making room for self care, and regaining momentum when you are feeling burnout.
2. Remember that you will make mistakes. In How to Become a Better Anti-Racist Ally, Including Owning Your Mistakes, the author notes, "How to recognise your own mistakes to become a better anti-racist ally will require work," and "It’s important to accept that you might not always get it right."
THANK YOU for participating in the Racial Justice Challenge. We have learned so much from you, and appreciate your ideas and insights for this important, ongoing work. We look forward to continuing this work with you!
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