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Here are four ways to confront your unconscious biases and forge meaningful connections with others.

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At a recent retreat I facilitated focused on social change, a diverse group of people gathered, from company and foundation executives to grassroots activists and public housing residents. Their goal? To confront their own biases, form relationships across differences, and start to rebuild trust in their community. In our politically polarized society, the authentic conversations they had about race, religious differences, and our country’s often painful history were rare, courageous, and transformative.

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Join us for a Special Film Event to promote dialogue about race in Marin White Like Me, a documentary film

Monday, April 17 – Rafael Film Center 
6:00 pm VIP wine reception with filmmaker, Tim Wise
7:00 Screening of the documentary film, White Like Me
8:15 Q&A with Tim Wise, moderated by JayVon Muhammad

Our special guest: Filmmaker and anti-racist educator, Tim Wise, in conversation with JayVon Muhammad, CEO of Marin City Health & Wellness Center. Tim Wise has dedicated his career to exploring race and racism in the U.S. through the lens of whiteness and white privilege, and argues that our failure as a society to come to terms with the legacy of white privilege continues to perpetuate racial inequality and race-driven political resentments today.

Marin Equity Summit Raw Chart Notes – Race and Segregation
Race and Segregation

on the divide feliciaExamining Residential Segregation in Marin County, California

Reflecting upon my experiences as a black woman living in an all-white community, this paper offers a critical analysis of the causes and consequences of residential segregation in Marin County, California: a county of urban and suburban communities just 20 minutes north of San Francisco.