On June 05, approximately 500 community members attended the eighth Summit on Race & Inclusion.
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Keynote Speakers

Morning Keynote
How the four levels of bias manifest and interact within our society: internalized, interpersonal, institutional, and structural.
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Terry Keleher,
Director of the Midwest Office of the Applied Research Center and Program Director of the Racial Justice Leadership Action Network. He's authored many publications, developed curricula and is a writer at Colorlines.com.
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Afternoon Keynote

How faith-based communities have a critical role in advancing and promoting inclusion.
Dr. David Anderson,
Founder and President of the BridgeLeader Network, a leading authority on building bridges across deep divides. He hosts the second most- listened-to Christian Talk radio show in the nation, Afternoons with Dr. Anderson.
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Breakout Sessions
Diving deeper into concepts presented in the morning, each breakout focused on one level of bias in our society.
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Internalized Images of One's Worth
How societal messages produce and perpetuate privilege and oppression
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Peggy McIntosh, Ph.D. "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack" Author; S.E.E.D. Project Co-Director
Hugh Vásquez, The Color of Fear Cast Member; National Equity Project Senior Associate




Interpersonal Interactions
How increased awareness fosters positive interactions with others
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Dr. Charles Green, Hope College Professor of Psychology
Dr. Lorna Hernandez-Jarvis, Hope College Professor of Psychology




Institutional Inclusion
How policies/systems can produce equitable, inclusive environments
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Abe Carrillo, Herman Miller, Inc. Director of Inclusiveness and Diversity
Andre Daley, Diversity Alliance Associate Executive Director
Sarah Salguera, Diversity Alliance Program Director




Structural Equity
How cumulative institutional efforts shape an inclusive, vibrant region
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Terry Keleher, Director of the Midwest Office of the Applied Research Center


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