Beloved Conversations Virtual: Gathering Our Selves II "Within" Phase is done entirely in race-based caucuses: one caucus is for Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and other racially targeted people* (BIPOC+), and another caucus is for white people.

This is the registration page for BIPOC+, specifically for BIPOC+ who have participated in at least one "Within" phase in previous terms. If this is your first time participating in the "Within" phase, please choose Beloved Conversations Virtual: Gathering Our Selves I for Fall 2022.

If you identify as white, please select the course for white people, Beloved Conversations Virtual: Un/Learning for Liberation for Fall 2022.

Important Note about Registration
At check-out, under the boxes for your email address and name, please check the little box to opt-in for receiving instructional emails. This will ensure you receive important notifications and communications from us.

Once you register and pay, you will be directed to a Google Form we will use to collect the rest of the information we need from you. You are not considered registered for this program until you have completed this Google Form. 

Please enter the same email address for registration at Teachable and Google Form. 

Choose a Pricing Option

Interdependence Note: Regardless of your racial identity, if your class privilege and/or professional expense budget allows you to pay more so that others may pay less, please consider adding an additional contribution to your total. These extra funds will go towards supporting the program and providing scholarships to those who need it to participate in this program.

Equity Note: Regardless of your racial identity, full and partial scholarships are available to those who need them. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Please contact us at [email protected] before registering, to request a scholarship. 

Refund Policy

We will be glad to issue a full refund, for any reason, within 30 days of the payment date. After 30 days, we cannot issue any refunds.

If you are interested in paying for a group of people together, please contact us for more information on how to do so.

Register early and save! 

Register during GA and get 20% off! Use code BCVFALL22GA at checkout (6/22–6/26)

Early Bird Registration and get 10% off! Use FALL22BCVEB at checkout (6/27–8/12)

This course is closed for enrollment.

The Fahs Collaborative at Meadville Lombard

Dr. Mark A. Hicks, Director of the Fahs Collaborative, at a Beloved Conversations Opening Retreat with Rev. Kierstin Homblette Allen, Beloved Conversations Congregational Coordinator.

Deep Listening

Beloved Conversations teaches the importance of learning to listen deeply in order to dismantle racism and white supremacy within ourselves, our communities, and our society.

Relationship Building

Beloved Conversations: Virtual focuses on the WITHIN work firstthe personal, internal work we all need to doso that we can build relationships undergirded by self-understanding, compassion, and respect and stay grounded as we work to transform the world around us.

*We recognize that the imperfect and complex ways we talk about our racial identities is how “racism” continues to cause spiritual harm. The Well hopes to be a mediating space of guidance, support and reconciliation for those who experience the sting of racism in their everyday lives. Historically, that list refers to those who have experienced social and structural oppression: African Americans/Blacks, Caribbean people, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Middle Easterners, Latin America/Latinx, Indigenous peoples across the Americas, and mixed-race people.