Organized by our friends at the Applied Research Center, Facing Race 2010 features lively discussions on today's hot-button race issues while offering models for real change.
Taking place September 23–25, 2010 at the McCormick Hyatt Regency in Chicago, IL, Facing Race serves as a focal point for organizations and individuals committed to crafting innovative strategies and successful models for changing policy and shaping culture to advance racial justice.
With Melissa Harris-Lacewell as the 2010 keynote speaker, this is one event you don't want to miss.
The conference includes a series of plenary sessions, an array of workshop topics, a film series, and an arts and culture component. Three thematic tracks will guide issue and skill building workshops including racial justice policy change, strategic communication and media, and community organizing.
Featured artists at the conference include:
- DJ Rich Medina
- W. Kamau Bell
- Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai
- John Murillo
For more information on Facing Race, contact Gina Acebo at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 510-653-3415, x4919.