November 10-12, 2016
Atlanta, Georgia

Facing Race: A National Conference is presented by Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation. A unique collaborative space for racial justice movement making, Facing Race is the largest multiracial, inter-generational gathering for organizers, educators, creatives and other leaders.

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Race Forward advances racial justice through research, media, and practice. Founded in 1981, Race Forward brings systemic analysis and an innovative approach to complex race issues to help people take effective action toward racial equity. Race Forward publishes the daily news site Colorlines and presents Facing Race, the country’s largest multiracial conference on racial justice.

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Facing Race values participants from all professions, geographical regions, and interests. Conference registration rates vary based on the professional development resources you currently have available. Use this interactive guide to determine how much you should pay.

Basebuilder $185
Connector $285
Sustainer $450
Supporter $900
Trailblazer $2,250

By registering at this level, you support the sustainability of Facing Race by paying the actual amount of what it costs to put on per person. Register at this level if your organization is contributing to the cost of your attendance.

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“Unlike any other conference I’ve even been to, Facing Race creates spaces that don’t exist anywhere else. Great to be among other activists.”
— Marita

“I’ve attended Facing Race three times and it always deepens my understanding of the whack dynamics of racism and how profoundly racism holds us back as a country.”
— Wendy

“Worth flying over the Pacific Ocean just to attend this conference!”
— Chie (Japan)

“The best conference I have attended in years!”
— Miriah

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