Jubilee Three Anti-Racism Training

A Community Experience:
Building Capacity to Dismantle Systemic Racism

Paula Cole Jones leads an updated version of the unique and acclaimed program partnering with experienced UU trainers Dr. Leon Spencer and Lutricia Callair.

Several members of First Parish RJAG, COIC, and staff have taken and highly recommend this class. Social Action Funds are available to those interested in attending.

The following Boston area UU co-sponsors invite all to participate:

Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry (UUUM) Roxbury – Melrose UU Church First Parish Lexington – Follen Church Lexington
UU Wellesley Hills – First Parish UU Brookline – First Parish Concord

Do you wish to deepen your understanding of how race and ethnicity play out in our institutions and our daily lives? This 2-1⁄2 day workshop is open to everyone–of any faith or none–who wants to journey toward making a stand against racism and nurturing a multicultural future.

Friday, October 20, 2023, 6:00–9:00 pm

Saturday, October 21, 2023, 9:00 am–8 pm

Sunday, October 22, 2023, Noon–6:30 pm

The workshop includes presentations, discussions, videos, exercises, and small group work. Offered remotely by program developer Paula Cole Jones with the support of two experienced trainers, the program can be taken at home via Zoom, or in the company of others on Saturday and Sunday in UU sanctuary locations TBD. There are multiple breaks each day, including a 2-hour lunch break on Saturday, allowing time to gather, make connections, and break bread together.

What are we trying to do?

  • To develop a shared analysis of racism and its individual, institutional, and cultural manifestations

  • To begin to apply this common understanding to the history, culture, and institutional structure of our society

  • To envision the next steps in taking action.


  • The long history of racism and resistance to racism in the Americas

  • Defining racism

  • Exploring the effects of racism on people of color and on white people

  • Dismantling racism

  • Claiming and shaping an anti-racist identity                                            

Enrollment is limited so sign up today! $170 per participant and $85 for second and third person in the same household.

Click here to register! 

For more information, contact:
• Paula Cole Jones (Jones Consulting Group) pcolejones@gmail.com
• Josh Shortlidge (MUUC) josh@swithin.com
• Lisa Snellings (Follen Church) lsnellings@gmail.com