White Privilege

Credit Option
Non credit
Program Type

What is white privilege, and how can you better understand it and address it in the workplace, school and classroom, and community settings?

Learn the issues, behaviors and practices of white privilege; develop the skills and techniques you need to utilize non-judgmental approaches to anti-racism and cultural competence, and bring a deeper understanding of this important topic to educational communities.

Can be taken individually or as part of the Diversity Certificate Program.

Workshop Information

Course Dates

August 24, 2023

Meeting Time

6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.



Who can benefit:

  • Workplace Administrators, Managers, and Supervisors
  • Workplace Human Resource Personnel
  • Workplace Employees and Staff
  • Principals, Teachers, Teacher Assistants and Aides, Pre-K through College
  • Individuals in the Public Health, Nursing, Counseling, and Medical Fields
  • First Responders, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management Personnel
  • Social Development Advocates
  • Any individual in the business, education, social work, and civil society communities.


Todd Vanidestine, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.H.R.

Todd Vanidestine, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.H.R. is an Assistant Professor at West Chester University, Department of Graduate Social Work. He is a military veteran who earned his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work. His interests include racial & ethnic health inequities, critical race theory, community organizations & organizing, critical discourse analysis, and operationalizing social justice. Dr. Vanidestine’s practice experience spans various roles such as youth care specialist, case manager, trainer, antiracism organizer, and counselor. He integrates his research and practice experiences by facilitating a community-learning environment within the classroom.

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Levermore Hall, 303
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