Facing Race

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Facing Race: A National Conference is presented by Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation. A unique collaborative space for racial justice movement making, Facing Race is the largest multiracial, inter-generational gathering for organizers, educators, creatives and other leaders.

Facing Race offers local community unprecedented access to information and resources on racial equity, includes over 50 workshops and access to over 140 presenters. The conference has hosted near 2,000 attendees from all over the world. Previous Facing Race National Conferences have been held in Atlanta, Baltimore, Berkeley, Chicago, Dallas, Oakland and New York.

Why Attend Facing Race?

  • Access to workshops, panels, and plenaries
  • Build relationships with multiracial and inter-generational organizers, educators, creatives, and other leaders
  • Collaborate and share knowledge with movement builders, media makers, and other influencers

For any questions or concerns, please email us at facingrace@raceforward.org.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Facing Race 2018. Due to an overwhelming response in submissions, we are unable to process any more applications at this time. 

Facing Race