Programs That Bring Us Together

Profiles of programs nationwide that serve to bridge the racial divide.

Second Tuesday Race Forum

Harold Fields is active in restorative justice and racial reconciliation projects in Denver and around the nation.  He currently serves on the Board Trustees for The Denver Foundation and chairs the Community Impact Committee.

Dena Samuels, PhD, principle with Dena Samuels Consulting, is the author of multiple publications and books on integrating diversity and building inclusiveness, including, “The Mindfulness Effect: an unexpected path to healing, connection and social justice.”

Harold and Dena co-facilitate Denver’s Second Tuesday Race Forum

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Race to Dinner program

The Race To Dinner Program brings white women together around the dinner table for an intimate, profound conversation on the topic of institutional racism in America with racial justice educators Saira Rao and Regina Jackson.

Founders:

Regina Jackson, education advocate and proprietor of Action Jackson Realty.

Saira Rao, candidate for Congress in 2018, publisher of racially diverse children’s books, and author of upcoming memoir BROKEN NEWS, which chronicles her experience with racism and the media.

Both are strong voices for racial and social justice in the Denver and Boulder, CO metro areas. They founded the Race to Dinner program in 2018.

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Facing Racism

All year, Soul 2 Soul Sisters hosts Facing Racism cohorts of 20 mostly white people from various religious traditions in centering Black Womxn and their experiences.

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Norma Johnson & Holly Fulton

Holly Fulton is a racial justice advocate and facilitator in Denver, CO. She has written a series of monologues on the topic of her family history and racial justice. Norma Johnson is a poet, storyteller, racial justice advocate and facilitator in Boulder, CO.

Together, they have created a unique workshop that encourages people to tell their histories around race.

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Haven Media and Giving Artist

Haven Media is a ‘radical digital platform by and for women of color, dedicated to our continuous journey of healing.’ Haven was founded by Saira Rao, racial justice activist, former congressional candidate, and co-founder of In This Together Media and Race To Dinner.

Giving Artist is an online art gallery whose net proceeds benefit non-profits, including Haven Media. Giving Artist was founded by artist Joy Benenson.

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