Rowing in Color

How to Respond to Rowing Related Microaggressions (and How to Be an Ally) with Jorlui Sillau

December 10, 2020 Season 1 Episode 42
Rowing in Color
How to Respond to Rowing Related Microaggressions (and How to Be an Ally) with Jorlui Sillau
Show Notes

#042 - Jorlui Sillau is a mental health professional based in New York City with experience rowing through a veterans rowing program.

In this episode, we talked about:

  • How can we better respond to microaggressions [6:51] 
  • Ask clarifying questions (and why) [8:00] 
  • An example of how to respond [11:49] 
  • Nonverbal microaggressions [15:00]
  • Fear of Retaliation [17:26]
  • Trauma [18:50]
  • Powerlesness [25:38] 
  • Is there a time limit to respond to microaggressions?
  • What recorded videos of erging have to do with this 

… and much more.


To get in touch with Jorlui, please email him at [email protected] 


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