Adoptive Families with Children of African Heritage (AFCAF/NY), in collaboration with FCCNY (Families with Children from China of Greater NY)


November 10, 2011 at 7:30pm John Lovejoy Elliott Center of the Hudson Guild in Chelsea 441 West 26th Street New York, NY 10001 (hudsonguild.org)

RSVP to Frank at ligtvoet@aol.com $10 per person at-the-door suggested donation

Terry Keleher is the Director of the Midwest Office of the Applied Research Center and Program Director of the Racial Justice Leadership Action Network. He is a contributing writer to RaceWire, the blog ofColorLines, the national newsmagazine on race and politics. He provides racial justice training, consulting and presentations to organizations around the country. He has over twenty-five years of experience in community organizing, leadership development, curriculum design, popular education, research and strategic coaching. He coordinated the national ERASE Initiative (Expose Racism and Advance School Excellence) and has authored several reports on race and equity issues, including Facing the Consequences: An Examination of Racial Discrimination in U.S. Public Schools, and Justice by the People: Community Safety and Police Accountability. He is a member of the Illinois Editorial Forum and has served on the Readers Bureau of the Chicago Reporter. He is also a member of the Human Relations Advisory Committee for the 2040 Chicago Regional Plan and was a founding steering committee member of the National Organizers Alliance. He is a certified executive coach through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching. He has testified before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and the California Senate, and was a national recipient of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition’s Push for Excellence in Education Award.

See Terry’s articles in Colorlines: White Dad, Black Son and Raising Kids in a “Colorblind” World and: Four Tips and Resources for “Post-Race” Parenting

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