Beyond the “Racial Stalemate”

Friday, November 18, 2016 • 10:30 - 12:00 PM
Type: Breakout

In a 2008 speech on race, Barack Obama described a “racial stalemate” and suggested that, if we proceeded to do nothing differently, nothing would change. Eight years later, the stalemate remains. To help us move forward, facilitators will engage participants in a “racial healing” experience that invites storytelling, vulnerability, and deep listening.

Location : Jefferson East


Speaker Michael Wenger
George Washington University

Speaker Mee Moua
President and Executive Director
Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Speaker Dushaw Hockett
Executive Director
Safe Places for the Advancement of Community and Equity (SPACEs)

Speaker Juanita Capri Brown
Juanita Capri Brown & Associates