Gretchen Carlson to Lead Free ChurchNext Course on Sexual Harassment

Registration Opens May 1

Posted May 1, 2018

On May 1, 2018 students from around the world can register for a free, online class to help people of faith and their communities better address and combat sexual harassment. It’s taught by former Fox News anchorwoman Gretchen Carlson and attorney Robin Hammeal-Urban. Stopping Harassment and Creating Cultures of Respect will help people improve their awareness of sexual harassment as well as give practical information and spur conversation around this important and timely subject. Register today then come back anytime between May 14-28 to take the course.

“This is a pinnacle time for American society and for the Church to think and take action on this critical topic” said Chris Yaw, founder of ChurchNext, “Clergy, lay leaders, and parishioners alike will benefit from the wisdom these two women bring.”

The course is co-taught by Gretchen Carlson, a Lutheran-born journalist, and and one of the most recognized news anchors in America, and Robin Hammeal-Urban, J.D., an Episcopalian and canon for mission integrity in the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, who specializes in sexual misconduct training. This course will spur conversation around sexual harassment and misconduct as students learn what qualifies as sexual harassment, how it is witnessed and experienced, what steps can be taken to respond, and how to create cultures of respect.

The Big Class is a series of video lectures, quizzes, and discussions. No special software is required. It will take an average learner about 45 minutes to complete. Registration is free and open to all. For more information and to register go to > menu > the big class, there you’ll find resources for congregational use, including downloadable posters, bulletin inserts and a Launch Guide.

This course is made possible by the generous support of The Episcopal Church, Forward Movement, and ChurchNext.

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