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Jun 22, 2022
Several people standing and seated watching presenter.
On the heels of the awe-inspiring uprising for racial justice and the expansion of institutional and organizational expressed commitments to tackle systemic racism explicitly, the Racial justice movement is experiencing full-frontal cultural and political backlash—the likes of which we have not seen since the Civil Rights Movement. The opposition is unapologetic and public in its organized intent on keeping structures of racialized oppression intact. Continue Reading
May 03, 2022
Call for Video Proposals. Deadline Extended.
Race Forward is searching for a talented filmmaker to create a short film about the city of Phoenix. Continue Reading
Jan 28, 2022
Composite photo. Panel 1: person in audience with mic. Panel 2: Person smiling and looking at computer that overlaps with panel 1.
The Facing Race conference will be hosted both IN-PERSON and ONLINE November 17-19, 2022. The conference will be streaming all main stage events including keynote remarks, performances and plenaries live from Phoenix, Arizona. The decision to go hybrid relied heavily on prioritizing the safety and health of our Facing Race community, our host city, and our staff. Continue Reading
Jan 28, 2022
People gathered around tables packing materials.
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. Continue Reading


Nov 23, 2020
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We are looking forward to providing registered attendees with some extended access to the Facing Race 2020 conference experience. Stay tuned to your email inbox. In the meantime, take advantage of this content from the conference! Continue Reading
Nov 10, 2020
coloring pages with text like “Racial Justice Now and Forever” and multi-racial gardening.
Three pages are available for download and print, so everyone in the family can stay active during the Facing Race Conference. Coloring Pages for Attendees! Continue Reading
Oct 22, 2020
This is a photo of protestors, which includes one person holding up a sign that says. "End Systemic Racism."
Let’s get right to the point. On September 22nd, President Trump signed and released an Executive Order to try to stop the work of racial justice. But we can't stop and we won't stop… At Facing Race, We Fight Back! Continue Reading
Jul 20, 2020
Eight people standing together on stage including Jeff Chang; Tarana Burke; Rinku Sen; and Alicia Garza
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 Continue Reading