Implicit Bias is all about ‘what we don’t think we think’ — wait a minute, what?!?
As each of us experiences life — in school, at home, in church, at work, watching T.V. — we are surrounded by a number of biases. Some of these biases we consciously accept as our own, some we consciously reject, while many more fall into the subconscious level. Even though we are not aware of implicit biases, they constantly help to form our beliefs, values, ideas, and actions every day.
As followers of Jesus, we are created and called by the God who consistently questions beliefs, values, and motives. By taking an intentional look at implicit bias and the ways it works in our brains and in our actions, we commit to rooting out the biases that are corrupted by stereotype or prejudice and separate us from the Beloved Community.
Use this workbook to learn more about one of the significant barriers to reaching our true goals of diversity, community, and equity.
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Multimedia links for the Implicit Bias Workbook:
- p.12 – QUIZ: RECOGNIZING Implicit Bias
- p.13 – VIDEO: Immaculate Perception
- p.23 – QUIZ: QUESTIONING Implicit Bias
- p.28 – VIDEO: Shibboleth – West Wing
- p.36 – QUIZ: TRANSFORMING Implicit Bias
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