Chats for Change
Activities that spark conversations.
Below is a schedule of events for the Chats for Change program. Please join us for these sessions.
Schedule of Events
Undoing Generational Racism: Overcoming Inherited Biases | Interactive Chats
Awkward family holiday dinner? Join us to examine racism and bias handed down through our families.
Tuesday, January 7 • 1–2 pm • Annenberg Room: 13-80
Thursday, January 30 • 4–5 pm • Annenberg Room: 12-17
The Case for Reparations | Reading Club
Join us as we explore the story of Clyde Ross from Ta-Nehisi Coates’ The Atlantic article “The Case for Reparations.” We encourage you to read and download the excerpt in advance of the session.
Tuesday, February 4 • 1–2 pm • Annenberg Room: 5-212
Thursday, February 27 • 4–5 pm • Annenberg Room: 12-17
Deconstructing Internalized Racism and White Privilege at Work and School | Interactive Chats
Academic and professional environments nurture a learned sense of white superiority and racist inferiority. Join us to discuss the ways internalized racism and white privilege manifest in our professional environments, and what we can do about it.
Thursday, March 12 • 3–4 pm • Annenberg Room: 5-212
Tuesday, March 24 • 12:30–1:30 pm • Annenberg Room: 5-212
Navigating Biased Patient Behavior—What Next? | Interactive Chats
What do you do when a patient degrades or refuses care from you because of social identities? Join us to learn about communication strategies, appropriate behaviors, and how these matters are addressed at Mount Sinai.
Tuesday, April 14 • 1–2 pm • Annenberg Room: 5-212
Thursday, April 30 • 4–5 pm • Center for Innovation and Discovery
Mental Wellness and Anti-Racist Burnout: Supporting Folks Doing ‘The Work’ | Interactive Chats
An hour set aside for discussing and looking after our individual and collective well-being.
Tuesday, May 12 • 1–2 pm • Annenberg Room: 5-212
Thursday, May 28 • 4–5 pm • Center for Innovation and Discovery
Have questions about these sessions? Email the Guiding Coalition representatives.