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Calling In Not Calling Out

  • 23 Sep 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Online

Calling In Not Calling Out

September 23rd, 2020 from 12:00-1:00pm

Call-outs happen when people publicly shame each other online, at the office, in classrooms or anywhere humans have a beef with one another. But I believe there are better ways of doing social justice work.”
– Loretta Ross, The New York Times, August 17, 2019

What you'll learn

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define Calling Out culture and explain its toxic impact
  • Identifying situations in which Calling Out occurs
  • List three techniques for Calling In for your public health practice


Loretta Ross
Associate Professor
Smith College

She started her career in activism and social change in the 1970s, working at the National Football League Players’ Association, the D.C. Rape Crisis Center, the National Organization for Women (NOW), the National Black Women’s Health Project, the Center for Democratic Renewal (National Anti-Klan Network), the National Center for Human Rights Education, and SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, until retiring as an organizer in 2012 to teach about activism. Her passion transforms anger into social justice to change the world.

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About the association

VtPHA is a membership organization which facilitates collaboration among people who care about public health and are interested in protecting and promoting the health of Vermont residents.

VtPHA is an Affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA). APHA is the national voice of public health and champions the health of all people and all communities. They are the only organization that combines a 140-plus year perspective, the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health and a member community from all public health disciplines and over 40 countries. Learn more at www.apha.org.


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Burlington, VT 05402-0732

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