Events Friday, Oct 4, 2019 - Saturday, Oct 5, 2019

White Privilege Symposium

Lesley University, Brattle Campus, 99 Brattle St., Cambridge MA 02138

Add to Calendar 2019-10-04T16:00:00 2019-10-05T17:00:00 America/New_York White Privilege Symposium Lesley and The Privilege Institute co-host the annual symposium, featuring a keynote from Robin DiAngelo, author of "White Fragility." Lesley University, Brattle Campus, 99 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA 02138 Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
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The theme of the 2019 White Privilege Symposium New England is #BeBold #GoDeep #SpeakUp: Challenging Internalized Whiteness. The symposium is hosted by Lesley University and The Privilege Institute on October 4 and 5.

The symposium will offer keynotes, workshops and performances that are dedicated to understanding racism, its key intersections, how it shows up in our lives, and action that we can take as individuals and as a community. 

Keynote speakers include Robin DiAngelo, best-selling author of "White Fragility," Darnisa Amante, founder of Disruptive Equity Education Project (DEEP) and Yusef Salaam, a community leader, speaker and member of Exonerated 5.


  • Corporate/Individual $200
  • Non-Profit/Educator $150
  • College Student $60
  • High School Student $45


Register at this link.


Friday, October 4th, 2019:

  • Registration Opens 4:30 - 6:00 PM
  • Programming begins at 6:00 and ends at 9:00 PM

Saturday, October 5th, 2019: 

  • Registration Opens (with breakfast): 7:15 - 8:00 AM
  • Program: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion