Upcoming Open Houses & Groups

    • 16 Sep 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 30 Jun 2021
    • (PDT)

    Since the shelter-in-place orders began in March 2020, our teaching team has been working creatively to convert our current courses into virtual sessions using Zoom videoconferencing. 

    The first of the UNtraining White Liberal Racism Phase 1 groups began in Oct 2020.  Three new Phase 1 groups that start in January 2021 are now accepting applications.  See Phase 1B, 1C and 1D below!

    Sign up for updates about future groups here.

    Be well. Stay safe.


    • 17 Oct 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 10 Apr 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 7 sessions
    Register

    This Phase 1 group is available to people who have applied to and been accepted into this program. To receive information about future Phase 1 groups, sign up for updates.

    Participants must be able to commit to all seven sessions:

    October 17, 1:00PM - 4:00PM PT

    November 14, 11:00AM - 4:30PM PT

    December 12, 11:00AM - 4:30PM PT

    January 16, 11:00AM - 4:30PM PT

    February 20, 11:00AM - 4:30PM PT

    March 13, 11:00AM - 4:30PM PT

    April 10, 11:00AM - 4:30PM PT

    A deposit of half of the total payment is due by October 3.  The fee is sliding scale $1,800 - $900. You place yourself on the sliding scale. Please be as generous as you can in supporting the work! This non-refundable deposit will hold your place in the group. Payment plans are available.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at info@untraining.org or call (510) 235-3957.

    • 19 Oct 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 15 Mar 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 6 sessions
    • Zoom
    Register

    The UNtraining Teachers Academy is our ongoing program for continued teacher training. It is facilitated by the UNtraining founders Ro Horton and Rita Shimmin. Available by invitation only.  Pay online here or send us a check.  Payment plans can be arranged. Contact janetc@untraining.org.


    • 01 Nov 2020
    • (PST)
    • 02 May 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 7 sessions
    • Zoom
    Register

    What is Phase 2?  In the UNtraining Phase 2, we use the tools and practices of Phase 1 to go deeper into our social conditioning, exploring parts that are more embedded and defended in our bodies and emotions. This Phase 2 group is available to people who have completed Phase 1 and been accepted into this program. To receive information about future Phase 1 groups, sign up for updates.

    Participants must be able to commit to all seven sessions:

    November 1, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    December 6, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    January 3, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    February 7, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    March 7, 11:00AM - 4:00PT

    April 11, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    May 2, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    A deposit of half of the total payment is due by October 20.  The fee is sliding scale $1,800 - $900. You place yourself on the sliding scale. Please be as generous as you can in supporting the work! This non-refundable deposit will hold your place in the group. Payment plans are available.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at info@untraining.org or call (510) 235-3957.

    • 08 Nov 2020
    • (PST)
    • 16 May 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 7 sessions
    • Zoom
    Register

    What is Phase 2?  In the UNtraining Phase 2, we use the tools and practices of Phase 1 to go deeper into our social conditioning, exploring parts that are more embedded and defended in our bodies and emotions. This Phase 2 group is available to people who have completed Phase 1 and been accepted into this program. To receive information about future Phase 1 groups, sign up for updates.

    Participants must be able to commit to all seven sessions:

    November 8, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    December 13, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    January 10, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    February 14, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    March 14, 11:00AM - 4:00PT

    April 18, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    May 16, 11:00AM - 4:00PM PT

    A deposit of half of the total payment is due by October 20.  The fee is sliding scale $1,800 - $900. You place yourself on the sliding scale. Please be as generous as you can in supporting the work! This non-refundable deposit will hold your place in the group. Payment plans are available.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at info@untraining.org or call (510) 235-3957.

    • 03 Jan 2021
    • 12:30 PM (PST)
    • 23 May 2021
    • 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • ZOOM VIDEOCONFERENCING

    This is a powerful moment in the history of racial justice in the US. Our collective consciousness is evolving to hold a diversity of realities that includes the pain, suffering and joys of all people. This work starts with ourselves. For more than 25 years, the UNtraining has offered a provocative and compassionate approach to help people discover how to work together in extraordinary ways to end our collusion with all forms of oppression, and to end racism.  Phase One introduces the basic tools and concepts of the UNtraining using experiential exercises, journaling, readings, and group work. Phase 1B will be facilitated by Mollie Crittenden and Alex Vlasic.  Download flyer

    HOW TO APPLY TO PHASE 1 - Deadline extended to Dec 10!
    1.    Check your availability for the required meeting dates.
    2.    Download the application HERE.
    3.    Email your completed application form to info@untraining.org.
    4.    We will call you to set up a telephone interview.

    Participants must be able to commit to all seven sessions. The first session is Sunday, January 3, 2021, 12:30 - 3:30 pm PT

    The other six sessions are on Sundays, from 12:30 - 5:00 PM PT:
    Jan 10, Feb 7, Mar 7, Mar 28, May 2, May 23

    The fee is sliding scale $2,000 - $1,000. You place yourself on the sliding scale at a level that feels meaningful and affordable for you. Please be as generous as you can in supporting the work!  Payment plans and other options are available. We don't want finances to be an obstacle, so let us know how we can support you to participate.  There is no cost to apply.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at info@untraining.org or call (510) 235-3957.

    Two additional sessions are highly recommended:
    Jan 24, 12:30-3:30  View and discuss the seminal film, The Color of Fear
    Feb 21, 12:30-3:30  Community-building through Storytelling

    • 10 Jan 2021
    • 10:00 AM (PST)
    • 16 May 2021
    • 3:30 PM (PDT)
    • ZOOM VIDEOCONFERENCING

    This is a powerful moment in the history of racial justice in the US. Our collective consciousness is evolving to hold a diversity of realities that includes the pain, suffering and joys of all people. This work starts with ourselves. For more than 25 years, the UNtraining has offered a provocative and compassionate approach to help people discover how to work together in extraordinary ways to end our collusion with all forms of oppression, and to end racism.  Phase One introduces the basic tools and concepts of the UNtraining using experiential exercises, journaling, readings, and group work. Phase 1C will be facilitated by Deborah Marks and Honora Russell.  Download flyer

    HOW TO APPLY TO PHASE 1 - Deadline extended to Dec 10!
    1.    Check your availability for the required meeting dates.
    2.    Download the application HERE.
    3.    Email your completed application form to info@untraining.org.
    4.    We will call you to set up a telephone interview.

    Participants must be able to commit to all seven sessions. The first session is Sunday Jan 10 – 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific Time.

    The remaining six sessions are on Sundays 10:00 am – 3:30 pm PT: 
    Jan 17, Feb 7, Mar 7, Mar 28, April 18, May 16

    The fee is sliding scale $2,000 - $1,000. You place yourself on the sliding scale at a level that feels meaningful and affordable for you. Please be as generous as you can in supporting the work!  Payment plans and other options are available. We don't want finances to be an obstacle, so let us know how we can support you to participate.  There is no cost to apply.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at info@untraining.org or call (510) 235-3957.

    Two additional sessions are highly recommended:
    Sat Jan 30, 6:00-9:00 pm PT View and discuss the seminal film, The Color of Fear
    Sat Feb 27, 6:00-9:00 pm PT Community-building through Storytelling

    • 17 Jan 2021
    • (PST)
    • 23 May 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 7 sessions
    • Zoom
    Register

    What is Phase 2?  In the UNtraining Phase 2, we use the tools and practices of Phase 1 to go deeper into our social conditioning, exploring parts that are more embedded and defended in our bodies and emotions. This Phase 2 group is available to people who have completed Phase 1 and been accepted into this program. To receive information about future Phase 1 groups, sign up for updates.

    Participants must be able to commit to all seven sessions:

    January 17, 1:00PM - 6:00PM PT

    February 7, 1:00PM - 6:00PM PT

    February 28, 1:00PM - 6:00PM PT

    March 21, 1:00PM - 6:00PM PT

    April 11, 1:00PM - 6:00PM PT

    May 2, 1:00PM - 6:00PM PT

    May 23, 1:00PM - 6:00PM PT

    A deposit of half of the total payment is due by November 15.  The fee is sliding scale $1,800 - $900. You place yourself on the sliding scale. Please be as generous as you can in supporting the work! This non-refundable deposit will hold your place in the group. Payment plans are available.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at info@untraining.org or call (510) 235-3957.

    • 30 Jan 2021
    • 11:00 AM (PST)
    • 27 Jun 2021
    • 4:00 PM (PDT)
    • ZOOM VIDEOCONFERENCING

    This is a powerful moment in the history of racial justice in the US. Our collective consciousness is evolving to hold a diversity of realities that includes the pain, suffering and joys of all people. This work starts with ourselves. For more than 25 years, the UNtraining has offered a provocative and compassionate approach to help people discover how to work together in extraordinary ways to end our collusion with all forms of oppression, and to end racism.  Phase One introduces the basic tools and concepts of the UNtraining using experiential exercises, journaling, readings, and group work.  Phase 1D will be facilitated by Anna Ostow and Swan Keyes. Download flyer

    HOW TO APPLY TO PHASE 1 - Deadline extended to Dec 10!
    1.    Check your availability for the required meeting dates.
    2.    Download the application HERE.
    3.    Email your completed application form to info@untraining.org.
    4.    We will call you to set up a telephone interview.

    Participants must be able to commit to all seven sessions. The first session is Saturday, January 30, 2021 11:00 am  - 2:00 pm 

    The remaining six sessions are Sundays 11:00 am – 4:00 pm PT
    January 31, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 30, June 27

    The fee is sliding scale $2,000 - $1,000. You place yourself on the sliding scale at a level that feels meaningful and affordable for you. Please be as generous as you can in supporting the work!  Payment plans and other options are available. We don't want finances to be an obstacle, so let us know how we can support you to participate.  There is no cost to apply.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at info@untraining.org or call (510) 235-3957.

    Two additional sessions are highly recommended:
    Saturday, Feb 20, 12:30-3:30 pm PT  View and discuss the seminal film, The Color of Fear
    Sunday, March 21, 12:30-3:30 pm  Community building through Storytelling

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