A discussion on diversity, inclusion and ways in which Catechists and other youth leaders can structure a culturally inclusive environment. Understanding racism and teaching empathy are main topic areas to be discussed. Catechists will receive 2.0 Certification hours for Social Justice, Gospel of Life. Participants are required to read the USCCB Pastoral Letter on Racism "Open Wide our Hearts" prior to gathering. Document can be found at https://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/racism/upload/open-wide-our-hearts.pdf
Open to catechetical leaders (including DREs, YMs, RCIA Directors, Evangelization Directors, Adult Faith Formation Directors, etc.), clergy, parents, volunteer catechists and team members, and anyone who is interested in learning more about Diversity, Inclusion and Empathy.