October’s UWSA Unlearning Circle will explore the People’s Institute principle: Maintaining Accountability. Organizing with integrity requires that we be accountable to the communities struggling with racist oppression. Conversations about accountability among white people usually begin and end with a focus on individual accountability. They center holding each...

Please mark your calendar for Undoing White Supremacy Austin’s September Unlearning Circle on Saturday September 11, 2021 from 10 am to noon. The topic for this month is Sharing Culture. The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond (PISAB) describes the Undoing Racism principle of Sharing Culture as, “Culture is the...

Please mark your calendar for Undoing White Supremacy Austin’s August’s Unlearning Circle on Saturday August 14, 2021 from 10 am to noon. Register for this event HERE. Gatekeeping is the topic for this month. The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond defines the anti-racist principle of gatekeeping as follows: Persons...

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond teaches us that in order to undo racism we who self-identify as white must analyze and explore our own internalized belief that we are superior to Black, Indigenous and People of Color. PISAB defines internalized racial superiority as: The acceptance of and acting...

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond teaches us that in order to undo racism, we must learn from history. The history of racism in the United States is synonymous with the creation of whiteness. “White” as a racial category was conceived in the American...

“The spatial politics of safety organizes the urban landscape. Bodies that arouse feelings of fear, disgust, rage, guilt, or even discomfort must be made disposable and targeted for removal in order to secure a sense of safety for whites. In other words, the space...

Anti-blackness is foundational to racism, particularly in the United States. We cannot dismantle white supremacy without uprooting anti-blackness. In February’s Unlearning Circle we will come together to explore what anti-blackness is and how it operates in our relationships and within us. Please join us in...