Saturday, July 17th, 2021


11:29 am – 4:00 pm



Dismantling Racism

A Two-Day Event on Zoom to Help Episcopal Teens Connect Their Faith with Racial Healing in Our City.

About this Event

Using the outstanding curriculum Dismantling Racism: A Youth Curriculum, this two-day event will help Middle and High School youth have conversations about race and build relationships to address systemic racism in their context. The goal is to help youth connect their faith with racial healing in our communities.

The event is free for all attendees. This is an online event; you will receive a Zoom link after registration.

Episcopal Youth (aged 13+) may register for this training. Priority will be given to youth from the Diocese of Pennsylvania.

Full attendance is required at BOTH Saturday sessions, 10 am – 4 pm, June 26th and July 17th, 2021. There is also an orientation meeting for parents/caregivers and youth on Thursday, June 17, 2021, 7:00 - 8:15pm via Zoom which is mandatory.

Dismantling Racism: A Youth Curriculum was developed by the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta and the Absalom Jones Center.

The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Dismantling Racism Team of Trainers:

  • The Rev. Canon Betsy Ivey , Canon for Growth and Support, Director of Youth Ministry, The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania
  • Ms. Meredith Wiggins, Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries, Philadelphia Cathedral
  • Mr. Duane Howard, Coordinator, Youth Ministry, St. Anne's-Abington
  • Rev. Christopher Exley, St. Peter’s Church in the Great Valley
  • Ms. Mackenzie Alexander, Director of Youth Ministry, Christ Church-Ridley Park
  • Ms. Soozung Sa Rankin, Program Director, The Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square


After registration, an email with details and zoom link for the Youth and Parent/Caregiver orientation meeting will be forthcoming.