New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

2019 White Privilege Symposium


Friday, October 4, 2019 - 4:30pm to Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 6:00pm


Lesley University Cambridge , MA


#BeBold. #GoDeep. #SpeakUp: Challenging Internalized Whiteness, a social justice symposium returning to Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, will address issues of whiteness, white privilege and its impact on racial, gender, social and wealth inequality.

The White Privilege Symposium is a project of The Privilege Institute, a 501(c)(3) best known for its annual conference, the White Privilege Conference (WPC). This fall, Lesley University hosts the White Privilege Symposium bringing it back to its original New England host location.


  • Darnisa Amante, Ed.L.D., CEO, DEEP (Disruptive Equity Education Project); Adjunct Lecturer at Harvard University ​Graduate School of Education​
  • Robin DiAngelo, ​Affiliate Associate Professor, University of Washington; New York Times Bestselling author of White Fragility 
  • Yusef Salaam, Motivational Speaker; Member of ​The Wrongly Convicted and Exonerated Central Park 5

Interested in facilitating a workshop with us or being part of the edutainment? ​Please contact [email protected]

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Contact Information

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]