Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture

Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture

This is a four-part series meeting every other Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m., beginning July 2nd and ending August 13th. This interactive four-part workshop is designed to build a shared understanding of the characteristics of white supremacy culture and how it functions on interpersonal, institutional, and cultural levels. We will identify, discuss, and challenge the characteristics of white supremacy culture within ourselves and social institutions. We will share specific examples and explore strategies, visions, and policies to disrupt it. Plan to learn and deepen your analysis and leave with tools, stories, and visions for bringing liberation and racial justice into the center. In this workshop, your insights and experiences are valued.

Please note that the usual Sliding Scale Rates are for two-part workshops, and the pricing for this workshop is different. The cost is $200-300. We are working on a payment plan option. Please get in touch with us at if you are interested in this option.




Session 1 (Tuesday, July 2nd)

  • Set the foundation for our shared learning experiences.
  • Explore the historical context of the characteristics of white supremacy in the U.S. 
  • Understand how the characteristics of white supremacy culture became the water we swim in.

Session 2, July 16th

  • Examine the relationship between whiteness, white supremacy culture, capitalism, and patriarchy.
  • Consider how characteristics of white supremacy culture affect our bodies, relationships, and culture.

Session 3 & 4, July 30th & August 13th

  • Engage in an exploration of the characteristics of white supremacy culture. We encourage open and honest discussions about how these characteristics manifest within us and in various social institutions. 
  • Consider ways to challenge our internalized characteristics and explore alternatives to the characteristics in social institutions.

What you get with this workshop:

  • An opportunity to connect with other individuals and businesses/organizations working toward creating a more equitable and inclusive community.
  • Two people who facilitate an interactive workshop.
  • A slide deck to prepare for the workshop, including definitions and links to additional resources.
  • A Usawa Consulting Certificate of Completion (by request).
  • Access to the Usawa Consulting if you have follow-up questions.



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