KFTC members are "Facing Race" in Baltimore this weekend!
9 KFTC members and staff are in Baltimore, MD right now participating in a large national gathering called Facing Race. The conference is made up of 1,400 participants from across the country working on racial justice issues. There was an opening plenary this morning that discussed the results of the 2012 election on organizing for racial justice. The plenary was followed by a morning set of workshops on a wide-variety of topics. KFTC member Tanya Torp, who attended a breakout session called "Innovations in Organizing in Communities of Color" said, "I left the workshop with pages of notes."
"This is a fantastic gathering of people. There are very good presenations and people are doing amazing work," said KFTC member Janet Tucker. The picture below is of KFTC members Janet Tucker, Meta Mendel-Reyes, and Tanya Torp with a couple of new friends at lunch at the Facing Race conference.