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Curtiss De Young
on building diverse leadership teams, finding mentors, structural change
Recorded June 19, 2020
At the time, Curtiss De Young was CEO, Minnesota Council of Churches
What are you up to these days?
How can we learn more? Do you plan to publish something on your work?
Why is it important for predominantly white Christian organizations to seek to empower individuals of color to help lead their organization?
Do you find that some multiracial Christian organizations have a fake form of power sharing?
What is your advice for someone who wants to help authentic power sharing take place?
How can leaders connect with individuals who will bring in new theological perspectives to their organization?
How can leaders find mentors with different theological perspectives?
How can Christians engage effectively in racial justice activism?
What are some specific things that Christians can do that go beyond protesting injustice?
What is your advice for Christians who want to use their political influence to promote racial justice?
How can Christians help to hold political officials accountable?
on power sharing, self care for people of color, controversial terminology
on Asian Christians, interracial dynamics, anti-Asian prejudice
on the Doctrine of Discovery, empire and Christianity, reparations
on community activism, living in proximity, following the leadership of people of color
on organizational change, white dominance, signs of progress
on apologetics, people leaving the church, cross-racial friendships
on discipleship experiences, criminal justice data and reform, financial activism
on multiracial organizations, dealing with pushback, relying on the Holy Spirit
on pros / cons of multiracial churches, White Christian activists, partnerships
on biblical justice, race / ethnicity in the Bible, racial diversity in Christian higher education
on worship as activism, spiritual strongholds, local/national partnerships
on white superiority, structural change, repentance
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