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Facing Race: New Sessions, Speakers, and More

The 2012 Facing Race Conference takes place in Baltimore, MD from November 15-17. Join us for the premier national, multi-racial gathering of leaders, educators, journalists, artists, and activists on racial justice.

Facing Race will be co-emceed by comedian W. Kamau Bell and social media maven Deanna Zandt, with a keynote speech by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz.

In addition to a stellar line-up of plenaries and keynotes, new conference sessions are being added! The conference is intersectional and interdisciplinary by nature, but there are three main tracks to help you plan your schedule. Focus on one track, or mix and match sessions that catch your interest! Session tracks include:

Arts, Media & Culture
Culture and creativity are key tools for justice! Theater, storytelling, and comedy can teach us lessons about social change. Workshops using improvisation and interactivity will give you new ways to fight against inequity.
Perfect for: activists, artists, bloggers, cultural workers, educators, media makers, and journalists.

Organizing & Skill-Building
Creating alliances across communities is not easy. Hear examples of successful coalitions across races, classes, nations, and generations. Activists share their insights for productive organizing models and relationship-building across boundaries.
Perfect for: activists, educators, organizers, and nonprofit workers.

Research & Policy
Research doesn’t just live on a bookshelf. Hear case studies, practical applications and connections between activism and policy. Connect with a community working at the intersection of research and action.
Perfect for: academics, advocates, government agencies, lawyers, policy makers, and researchers.

Remember to use code "FR12List" for 10% off general registration!
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