Join us for an anti-racism workshop with Karen Fleshman, LeRon L. Barton, and Shaun Haines at the Womens Building!
The purpose of Anti-racism 101 is to educate, mobilize, and build multi-racial community. All who are interested in understanding racism—and moving from awareness to action and accountability in unlearning and eliminating racism—are encouraged to attend.
This time the workshop will be led by:
Karen Fleshman, Esq. Founder, Racy Conversations, is an antiracism trainer and police accountability activist. The mission of Racy Conversations is to flip 10% of white Millennials and Generation Z to antiracism so we can have a majority antiracist generation and transform our society.
LeRon L. Barton is a writer. LeRon’s essays have appeared in Salon, The Good Men Project, Eastbay Express, Those People, AlterNet, SF Bay view, Buzzfeed, Gorilla Convict, and Elephant Journal. His first book, “Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American drug culture” was released in Feb 2013. LeRon’s book, “All We Really Need Is Love” is available on Amazon.
Shaun Haines is the Founder and Executive Director of San Francisco Impact Partners. His goals are to affect the remediation of disparities that impact communities that are most in need. Shaun is an Associate Member of the San Francisco Democratic Party. He is Founder and President of San Francisco Black Community Matters. He became elected in 2015 to the position of Assembly District Delegate. He was appointed to serve on the San Francisco Human Rights Commission - LGBT Advisory Committee, Commissioner on the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force and the African American Advisory Committee of the 17th Assembly District. As such Shaun understands how public policy can benefit or create consequences that impact low-income communities. Shaun is a Permanent Member of the San Francisco Police Department Chief’s LGBT Advisory Forum, an active member of the San Francisco LGBT Speakers Bureau and the SF GLBT Historical Society as a Historian.
The Women's Building is on 18th Street near Valencia, a short walk from the 18th and Mission MUNI stops or from 16th and Mission BART.