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Understanding race in AMerica

A Racial Reconciliation Workshop
completely unlike any diversity training
which you have ever experienced

Finally understand America’s racial divide

     Experience a safe (yet honest) examination of race relations in America and achieve a new perspective of the African American community.



What caring person doesn't want to understand?



Cultural intergenerational trauma as the unrecognized root cause of the challenges faced by African Americans today


How cultural intergenerational trauma affects the well-being of African Americans

Cultural Intergenerational Trauma

Why understanding the impact of cultural intergenerational trauma is essential to a culturally competent understanding of African Americans.


the Importance of Cultural Intergenerational Trauma

There has been academic research and thought-provoking discussion regarding intergenerational trauma and its cultural impact on Native Americans and Holocaust survivors, yet its effect on African American culture has been tragically ignored.

The discovery that cultural intergenerational trauma unconsciously impacts the contemporary behavior of African Americans is transformational.





Discover how cultural trauma manifestations contribute to the MAGNITUDE of the self-destructive behaviors of African Americans.

Examine how unconscious, NEGATIVE MENTAL LEGACIES of cultural intergenerational trauma have shaped the identity and perceived self-value of African Americans.

Significantly raise AWARENESS of African American culture.

Consider cultural methods of HEALING for individuals, families and communities.




GAIN a deeper understanding of African American behavior.

EXPLORE how African Americans can be better served and motivated.

Be exposed to a VIABLE BLUEPRINT for the healing of the African American community



In this one-of-a-kind workshop, participants will gather to examine cultural intergenerational trauma and its contemporary impact on the African American community and how it is integral to the challenges they face.  

dynamic learning experience

To create a dynamic learning experience, the workshop will feature a short film, audiovisual presentations, storytelling, small group discussions, handouts and references, culturally specific artifacts, and round-robin conversations.


Host a Workshop

 If you or an organization may be interested in exploring organizing and hosting an Understanding Race in America workshop, we'd like to know about it!

Please fill out the short form below and we will contact you about your church, civic or professional organization, association, business, social service agency, government agency, jail, prison, or other group hosting a workshop.

Hosting Information Form


 CUE Credit

Cutting Edge Continuing Education (our affiliate company) is approved as a provider of continuing education for mental health professionals by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), provider #5178.

Mental health professionals, if it is requested, will receive a certificate for six continuing education clock hours upon completion of this course. This workshop satisfies the cultural competency CEU requirement for the state of Illinois. Cutting Edge Continuing Education LLC maintains responsibility for the program.


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