What we're about

Ace Makerspace (https://www.acemakerspace.org/) is a Oakland based hackerspace. Visit our website (https://www.acemakerspace.org/)to learn all about us.

Where people make things and help others make things in a 24/7 shared workspace.

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You’re Too Comfortable

Ace Monster Toys

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Recognizing when comfort is an indicator of white supremacy manifesting itself. Explore how to take action when it does.One way whiteness protects itself is by eliminating stressors of those who are in proximity to it. Things are easier, quicker, more accessible, more abundant, less risky and more. This workshop will examine how comfortable you are and explore where your own discomfort might be putting up barriers to equity and inclusivity. Then we’ll talk about what can be done about it. We will uncover what actions can be taken when we discover white supremacy manifesting itself

About our facilitator
Emily Bowen, MA ABS (they /them)
The Peace Nerd
Emily trained as a psychotherapist, as well as earning a graduate degree in leadership and organizational development from Bastyr University (LIOS) in 2009. Since then they have worked as a Holistic Leadership Consultant and Educator. Emily is a founding member of the Peace Innovation Network (a collaboration between Stanford’s Peace Innovation Lab and The Hague). They studied Racial Equity for Adaptive Leadership at Leadership Eastside with Nikum Pon. And they are certified in Gracious Space - a framework for courageous conversations that was developed by the Center for Ethical Leadership.
Emily likes to help the people they've partnered with to seek a better understanding of their challenges and to find creative, equitable, and sustainable solutions. They possess an easy, natural confidence, insatiable curiosity, and a sense of humor that can be useful in guiding people in their growth and success. They bring essential skills in adult education, facilitation, coaching, innovation, and communication.
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Past events (2,094)

Taking Care of the New Guy

Ace Monster Toys

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