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The Neuroscience of White Fragility
January 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PSTCost: $20.00
About the Event
When we have privilege, and someone tells us that the system we are a part of is causing harm, we often respond with dismissal, denial, counterattack and defensiveness. And since one of the systems within which we live in the Global North is a prioritization of white bodied people around almost every resource, when white people are told about their participation in white supremacy, we run into the defensive response that we call “white fragility.”
Join Sarah to explore the research around privilege and defensiveness, and take away self-compassion and resources to be able to participate more fully in anti-racism.
- This pre-recorded webinar includes 90 minutes of content followed by some Q&A.
- Purchase includes access to the recording + slides, including research citations when relevant.
- This webinar was part of Sarah’s 2021 Neuroscience and Resonance monthly series. Purchase access to the full series for all of the webinars at a discounted price.
Cost and How to Register
Sarah Peyton, CNVC Certified Trainer, author and neuroscience educator offers trainings focused on learning and using resonant language to transform the brain and heal trauma.
Sarah has a particular interest in the way human brains respond to power differentials and microaggressions, the social trauma that can result, and how to use resonant healing to support people in restoring dignity and reclaiming their full power.
She teaches and lectures internationally. Her latest book, Your Resonant Self: Guided Meditations and Exercises to Engage Your Brain’s Capacity for Healing will be followed in 2021 with a companion workbook focused on Unconscious Contracts through the lens of the Your Resonant Self neuroscience concepts.