AROW Moments: Intent vs Impact, Hurt vs Harm

February 21, 2024

In the second of a 12-part series, Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT) Education Director Jared Shamberger and YPT Executive Director Brigitte Winter discuss the difference between feeling hurt and being harmed, as well as how our intentions need to match our behavior for the impact to be positive.

Watch the first AROW Moment here

About AROW:
After undergoing an intense multi-year process to move toward becoming an antiracist, anti-oppressive organization, we know first-hand the pitfalls, stumbling blocks, and rich rewards of such an endeavor. You can read the full story of YPT’s antiracism journey below.
Based on our knowledge and experience, we provide Abolishing Racism and Oppression in the Workplace (AROW). AROW is an initiative that supports companies in implementing meaningful antiracist and anti-oppressive policies and procedures within their own workplace.
Since 2020, we have provided over 200 hours of antiracism consulting for organizations across the Washington, DC region.
Learn more on our Antiracism page.