Radical Collaboration – A New Racial Healing Era?
May 13, 2013
Hosted by Sharon E. Davis
Many believe that we needed both Dr. Martin Luther King AND Malcolm X to make progress. Do RADICAL COLLABORATION models and RACIAL HEALING belong in the same room? There is competition among well-meaning people. The question arises about ‘Who is doing the REAL work’. Is the movement to heal from racial conditioning ready to take a new leap in the journey? Is there a way for passionate people with a sense of urgency to join forces to deal with racism? The dollar resources available for social issues are so small, the need so great, the desire to unite so strong, and the frustration is so high. Is RADICAL COLLABORATION (RC) an answer? Is it a powerful way to unite forces that want the same thing...an end to racism or is it a new buzz word? Is it even possible to build a larger movement to include ALL people who are ready to step up? Who is doing RC and does it really work? Join our talented, committed, and trail blazing guests Randy Osmun, Jorge Gonzalez, and Juanita Brown for revealing insights.
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Everyday, racial tensions grow. More people want a life free from hate and disparities in education, healthcare, criminal justice, etc., but don’t know how to sort it out or where to go. We bring experts and notables to engage with you on real life and living in this journey. Learn insights and information you can use to help relieve the pain, shame, anxiety, pressure, and hear some of the best thoughts and views available today. We create a safe and loving environment to help heal the human heart from racial conditioning. It starts with our belief in the Oneness of Humankind. We erroneously learned our way into racism, and we will intentionally learn our way out. We believe it! All races and cultures have work to do. Be one of millions that strive for a world where OUR Human Family can LIVE the Oneness of Humankind, and are free from racial conditioning.
Sharon E. Davis
Sharon is a founding member of the Institute for Healing of Racism in 1987. She has conducted International Dialogue Racism sessions in Mmabato, South Africa, and facilitated a Public Seminar on Cultural and Tribal Unity in Gabaronne, Botswana, and conflict resolution in China. She was interviewed by McNeil/Lehrer Newshour for the “Healing Racism in America” segment.
Sharon served as an International Institute and U.S Immigration Services speaker and MC at Swearing-in Ceremonies for new Americans, a regular TV panelist on “Interfaith Odyssey”, and Advisor and former Executive Director at the National Resource Center for Racial Healing which included being a Project Advisor – Diversity for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Saturn Titan Mission.
Whether Sharon is speaking to a boardroom full of executives or a group of seminar participants in South Africa, she applies her professional experiences and formal training to implement cultural change. Sharon has received numerous awards for her work in helping people unite including Spiritual Midwife of the Millennium Award for Cultural Diversity, one of six “Most Influential Black Women Entrepreneurs in Metro Detroit”, “Diversity Champion’s Honor Role” Birmingham Bloomfield Multiracial Community Council, the Houston, Texas Peace Award for Inter-group Understanding, and the TWIN award as one of 29 Outstanding Professional Women in Business and Industry. She has been quoted in several media publications.