Crossroads Anti-Racism Training 2020

November 18-20, 2020
Meeting Virtually on Zoom

The work needed to dismantle systemic racism is now more important than ever. With this understanding, 2020 Crossroads Anti-Racism Training will continue virtually this year.

Crossroads aims to create and strengthen structures of accountability to people and communities of color and other socially oppressed groups, both within the institution and in the wider community.

Crossroads Anti-Racism training is *FREE AND MANDATORY for all New York Annual Conference (NYAC):

  • Pastors;
  • Local Church leaders;
  • Conference- and district-level positions;
  • Lay Leaders (district and local);
  • Lay servants and lay ministers;
  • Staff Parish Relations Committee Chairs;
  • Candidates for ministry; and
  • Cabinet Members.

Crossroads training is also available to anti-racism advocates from other United Methodist Conferences and all others at a very nominal cost. We encourage all who want to participate to register.

      Please note the following information, with regard to registration for this event:

  • Members of the New York Annual Conference must register and pay a $150.00 registration fee to hold a spot.
    The Conference Commission on Religion & Race (CCORR) covers the cost of the event. *The fee will be refunded after completion of the training. Registrants who cancel within two weeks of the training will forfeit their reimbursement.
  • United Methodists from another Conferences must register and pay a $150.00 registration fee to hold a spot.
    The Conference Commission on Religion & Race (CCORR) covers a portion of the cost of the event. A portion of the fee ($100) will be refunded after completion of the training. Registrants who cancel within two weeks of the training will forfeit their reimbursement. CCORR leadership will work with attendees from other Conferences to locate funding as needed.
  • Registrants who are not affiliated with the United Methodist Church must pay the full registration fee


For additional information and answers to any questions you may have (including those on hardship funding for this event) please email: Sheila Beckford.

         Attendance is limited to a total of 40 participants to ensure engagement and an optimal learning environment, please register early.


Scheduled training days/times:

Cohort 1 (Please note: as of 10/20/20, Cohort 1 is filled. Spaces are still available in Cohort 2)

Session A: November 18, 2020, 9:00am-12:30pm ET
Session B: November 19, 2020. 9:00am-12:30pm ET

Cohort 2

Session A: November 18, 2020, 1:30pm-5:00pm ET
Session B: November 19, 2020, 1:30pm-5:00pm ET

Infinity Groups/Caucuses (All participants must attend)

Session C: November 20, 2020, 9:00 am-1:00 pm
 

*First Name
*Last Name
*Address 1
Address 2
*City
*State
*Zip
*Email
*Home or Cell #
Your NYAC Church Name
Your NYAC Charge
OR
Other NYAC Affiliation

Indicate if you are a district superintendent, clergy, conference staff, district or local lay leader, lay servant, staff parish relations committee chair, candidate for ministry or hold a conference or district-level position.

If you are a United Methodist from a different conference, enter the name of your conference and your leadership role below:
If you are not affiliated with The United Methodist Church, please list your organization below:
Choose Your Training Time
*Indicate below that you will attend the afternoon training (Cohort 2). 

NOTE: As of 10/20/20, the morning training sessions (Cohort 1) on November 18th and 19th are filled.

ALL attendees must attend the morning training session on November 20, 2020 from 9:00am to 1:00pm. 

I will attend the afternoon sessions, 1:30pm-5:00pm, November 18 & 19 (Cohort 2)

 

 

*Refundable Deposit ($150)

There is a $150 refundable deposit for this training ($150 refunded to NYAC members; $100 refunded to members of other UMC conferences; non-refundable to non-UMC-affiliated registrants). Without payment of the $150, this registration is not complete. Registrants who do not attend, or do not cancel within two weeks of the training, will forfeit the $150. Please reach out to Sheila Beckford to discuss any hardship situations.

There are two ways to pay this fee:

After you click "Register Now" below, you can pay by PayPal by clicking the "Pay Now" button at the top of the next page that appears.

To pay by check, please make it payable to "NYAC" with "CCORR Training" on the memo line, and mail it to to NYAC, Attn: Fran Collins, 20 Soundview Ave., White Plains, NY 10606.

SOLD OUT
This item is no longer available
Your browser is not supported or has JavaScript turned off. To register use a different browser or turn on JavaScript.