Key Considerations for Folks in the Climate Justice Movement

In this vlog, Dr. Heather Hackman unpacks three key considerations for folks working in the climate justice movement. 1.) The importance of developing critical race, gender and class lenses 2.) As a country and individuals, the need to make amends and take responsibility 3.) The importance of educating, marshaling resources and maintaining hope.

© Hackman Consulting Group 2016
Produced by Sonia Keiner

Living a Socially Just Life

Dr. Heather Hackman discusses the arc from doing social justice work to living a socially just life.

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How can dominant groups move past feelings of guilt and shame?

In this video, Dr. Heather Hackman describes a three-step approach to help dominant groups move past guilt and shame.

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5:29

Get in the Boat

Dr. Heather Hackman describes how the word “ally” does not ultimately describe the level of commitment and collaboration needed to create a more equitable society.  Privileged groups need to get in the boat and row with oppressed groups as all of our humanity and liberation are tied up with each other.

Filmed and Edited by Sonia Keiner ©2016
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Embodied Racial Justice

White Privilege Conference 17
April, 2016

In this short excerpt from her conference session, “The Body Already Knows: A Re-Imagined Framework for Dismantling Race, Racism and Whiteness and Achieving Racial Justice,” Heather discusses the radical act of embodiment.

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1:26

Racial Justice as A Spiritual Imperative

White Privilege Conference 17
April, 2016

Dr. Heather Hackman discusses a pre-conference session she and Dr. Rev. Jamie Washington conducted together at WPC 17 in Philadelphia.  Racial justice needs a spiritual source (defined broadly) and our spiritual practices need racial justice.  How can our work deepen through a congruent alignment between our spiritual work and our work for racial justice?

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For Starters, Don’t Call It “Your Movement”

In this vlog, Dr. Heather Hackman unpacks the difference between the “pull question” and the “push question.” Instead of asking “How do we get more people of color / native people and low-income people into our movement?”, she argues that white and middle class people need to instead do the hard internal work of identifying what it is about business-as-usual that is pushing people of color / native people and low-income people out.

Filmed and Edited by Sonia Keiner © 2016

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Getting Faculty On Board with Social and Racial Justice Education

Dr. Heather Hackman
White Privilege Conference 17
April, 2016

How do we get faculty on board with racial justice education?  What does education look like at its very best; the most liberating, enlivening and actualizing for students?  In what ways do race, racism and whiteness get in the way of education being its very best? HCG uses backwards design to help faculty analyze the important role social justice education plays in actualizing our ideas about powerful and transformative education.

Filmed and Edited by Sonia Keiner © 2016

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Schools of Education Adopting an Equity Framework

Dr. Heather Hackman
White Privilege Conference 17
April, 2016

In this video, Dr. Heather Hackman discusses how schools of education can move to an equity framework through the exploration of past and current racial narratives (including the white racial narrative), by understanding the systemic dynamics of racism and how it’s propagated within P–12 and higher education, and by analyzing programs, policies, procedures and assessments that benefit the white middle class to the disadvantage of low income communities and people of color.

Filmed and Edited by Sonia Keiner © 2016

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Radio Interview: LGBT Health Care

On March 11, 2016, Dr. Stephen Nelson joined Ben Kieffer of Iowa Public Radio’s River to River for a 45-minute program on equity in health care, with a specific focus on LGBT healthcare. Click here for more information about the show.