Being Well Podcast: Unlearning Racist Conditioning with Erin Trent Johnson
June 22, 2020

What can we do to combat, unlearn, and ultimately unburden ourselves from the influence of systemic structures of racism – both out in the world and inside of ourselves? Erin Trent Johnson, senior advisor at the Equity Lab, joins us to discuss this very important and timely topic.

About Our Guest: Erin Trent Johnson is the CEO, principal coach, and founder of Community Equity Partners, and the senior advisor at the Equity Lab. Erin works with educational, non-profit, government, and tech organizations that are committed to creating equitable and inclusive practices. 

Sponsor Message: Every week Forrest creates detailed show notes for our Patreon supporters. Due to the essential nature of this topic, we’ve made the notes for this episode publicly available. They give a deep dive into the research behind the topics this episode explores, and we hope you’ll check them out.

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Key Topics:

  • 1:10: Finding hope and awakening in the moment.
  • 6:30: “Unburdening” ourselves. 
  • 9:15: Overt vs. covert structures and systems of racism. 
  • 16:15: Key moments that lead to waking to systemic racism.  
  • 23:30: A message to your younger self. 

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