The Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Center
The Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Framework
TRHT NATIONAL FRAMEWORK
RACIAL HEALING AND RELATIONSHIP BUILDING
Vision and Mission
2022–2023 Action Goals
Action Plan Draft (pdf)
2020–2021 Action Report
2020–21 Action Report (pdf)
Rx Racial Healing Circles
Rx Racial Healing Circles are grounded in and inspired by sacred indigenous practice. They are an experiential process by which, through story-telling and deep listening, we can embrace our common humanity, learn to see ourselves in one another, and approach difficult issues and needed policy changes through the lens of empathy and compassion.
The purpose of an Rx Racial Healing Circle is to dismantle the false belief in a hierarchy of human value by:
- Providing opportunities to engage with perceived others for the purpose of building trust and deepening relationships.
- Enabling self-reflection and acknowledgment of one’s previously unquestioned assumptions and biases.
- Fostering positive learning and working environments.
- Elevating and deepening connection to one another's humanity.
Affinity Circles are grounded in and inspired by sacred Indigenous practices. They are a safe space where listening, openness, and confidentiality are valued. There is no hierarchy in the circle. Everyone enters freely as equal partners exploring our common humanity. Affinity Circles are meant to enable the expression of concerns and needs unique to an identity group, with the goal of fostering inclusivity and highlighting a range of experiences. Affinity circles offer an opportunity to build relationships and foster community.
White Accountability Groups
White Accountability Groups are for people who identify as white and/or have white skin privilege to explore how to recognize whiteness and white privilege, identify and interrupt internalized dominance, and collectively develop strategies for liberation and change. Small groups meet every semester for six sessions, over zoom, every other week on Mondays from 4:00–5:15 p.m.
Sign up to participate, contact Amy Omi
National Day of Racial Healing
Established in 2017, this day is an opportunity for people, organizations, and communities across the United States to call for racial healing, bring people together in their common humanity, and take collective action to create a more just and equitable world.
For more information, visit the links below:
Dominican University Celebrates the 7th National Day of Racial Healing
Tue, Jan 17 2023, 5:30pm
Rebecca Crown Library and Online
Free; Registration Required
4:30 p.m.: Gathering in Rebecca Crown Contemplative Space
5:30-7 p.m.: Keynote Address with Megan Red Shirt-Shaw
Limited space is available for in-person attendance. Learn more and register.