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Antiracism Circle Being Offered this Fall near CG!

This fall, starting October 1 there will be an Antiracism Study and Dialogue Circle (ASDIC) offered a few blocks from Common Ground, at Faith Mennonite Church (2720 E 22nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55406). We highly encourage everyone, especially teachers and

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Reflection from the Antiracism circle

This reflection was written by Roseanne after week 3 of the antiracism circle.   It’s difficult to write a reflection for Session 3. I mean, it was tough to see and hear the people who had been directly harmed so

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The 5 Precepts and Antiracism

Common Ground Community Discussion on Using the 5 Precepts to Support Anti-Racism About 20 community members, led by facilitators Shelly Graf and Nora Murphy, met on Sunday March 5th to begin developing collective wisdom around using the 5 precepts as supports

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Racism in Minnesota

This week in the antiracism circle, we looked at some of the historical and structural underpinnings of racism in this country, and in particular in Minnesota. The Dakota and Anishinaabe people were subject to violence and dispossession of their lands,

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Reflection on Antiracism circle from Erica Schultz

For the past few weeks, I have had the opportunity to participate in ASDIC, an antiracism workshop with approximately 28 other members of the Common Ground community including our staff. We are meeting for four hours on Monday mornings over

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