Facing Race: A National Conference coming to St. Louis, MO — November 20-22, 2024! #SaveTheDate

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Breakout Sessions

We are soliciting proposals for interactive 90-minute in-person breakout sessions in varied formats, eg. film screening, panel discussion, hands-on art project, or skill-building. We will also be soliciting virtual presentations from this pool of submissions. To apply, please complete the application by April 30, 2022.

Submit Your Proposal


Race Flicks

Race Flicks focuses on showcasing the highest caliber filmmaking related to racial justice and strategies for using it to make an impact. The selected films will be chosen in large part because of the way they have been or could be used strategically by activists, organizers, nonprofits, and other institutions to advance their work for racial justice. To apply, please complete the application by April 15, 2022 including a preview link to screen your film.

Submit Your Film



Race Forward is currently seeking volunteers for Facing Race, the largest multiracial, intergenerational gathering for organizers, educators, creatives, and other leaders. The last Facing Race was held virtually and was Race Forward’s largest ever, with over 4,000 attendees! To apply, please complete the application by May 1, 2022.

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Scholarships are awarded based on need and individual and/or organizational commitment to racial justice. To apply, please complete the application by May 1, 2022.

Apply for a Scholarship