New Dates: November 10 - 12, 2020
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We’ve put together support materials that you can use to convince your employer to sponsor your registration fee so that you can attend Facing Race, which is going to be online this year!

Convince Your Employer

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Facing Race provides groups a chance to learn together. Our new group rates offer steeper discounts for large groups—the more people who register as a group the greater the savings!

Register a Group

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Welcome to the Facing Race Blog where we’ll elevate ideas and discussions about racial equity and advancing racial justice, and to bridge partnerships as we prepare to produce our first virtual Facing Race ever.

About Going Virtual

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For over 15 years, Race Forward has brought you the largest, inter-generational, and multicultural conference on racial justice in the U.S. In the past, the conference has hosted over 4,000 attendees from all over the world to convene, organize, and mobilize for a more equitable future. Previous Facing Race National Conferences have been held in Atlanta, Baltimore, Berkeley, Chicago, Dallas, Oakland, New York, and Detroit.

It is with deep love and commitment to the Facing Race community that we make alternative plans due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. In everything we do, Race Forward centers the safety and well-being of our attendees and our staff.

Join us for the first ever virtual Facing Race conference!

Founded in 1981, Race Forward catalyzes movement building for racial justice. In partnership with communities, organizations, and sectors, we build strategies to advance racial justice in our policies, institutions, and culture.

Race Forward is home to the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE), a national network of government working to achieve racial equity and advance opportunities for all. Race Forward publishes the daily news site Colorlines and presents Facing Race every other year.

Race Forward imagines a just, multiracial, democratic society, free from oppression and exploitation, in which people of color thrive with power and purpose.

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