Day 30: Simulation exercises provide for deep reflection and even some change—if participants can approach them with open hearts and minds.

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Dianne Hope
Dianne Hope
Published On: November 12, 2021
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Learn a simulation exercise that faith communities can use to gain a more visceral understanding of the impacts of racism. The “Red-Dot, Blue-Dot” exercise can be adapted for use when exploring the lived experiences of different groups of Canadians.

As part of your 40 Days of Engagement on Anti-Racism journey, read about this exercise in the Downloads, below.

You can choose from today’s menu of additional activities as an individual, group, or family.

  • Faith Reflection: The story of Peter and Cornelius in Acts 10.
  • Children’s Activity: Explore variety and beauty of skin colours with song, books, and art.
  • Group Commitment: Explore disparities between groups through exercises such as “Red-Dot, Blue-Dot” or the KAIROS Blanket Exercise.
  • Advocacy: Create a coffee/tea group where you can explore how to respond to racial discrimination in your community or neighbourhood.

Join the online activities every Tuesday.

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