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 Our MISSION

Overcoming Racism seeks to build more equitable institutions, through comprehensive race and equity training. With a primary focus on education, Overcoming Racism equips educators with the tools to build culturally responsive schools and classrooms, that promote the development of the next generation of anti-racist agents of change.

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 Featured testimonial

I am deeply grateful to Overcoming Racism for the work they that have done with our team.  The sessions we have had with Overcoming Racism have been some of the most highly rated staff PD in the history of our network, and I can already see the positive effect they are having on the culture of our team. We've done some of this work before, but Matthew's experience working with our kids and communities draws us closer to the work that motivates. Not only that, it draws us closer together as a team. I recommend Overcoming Racism highly to any organization seeking to elevate their understanding of, and action around, race in our country--and strengthen their own team in the process.

-Ben Marcovitz (CEO) Collegiate Academies

WORK ON YOURSELF

Break The Cycle of Socialization

WORK WITH OTHERS

Enter the Cycle of Liberation

CHANGE INSTITUTIONS

Create Change

 
 
 
 

FOUNDER, MATTHEW KINCAID

I attended my first anti-racism workshop when I was fourteen years old. At the time I did not realize how profound of an impact it would have on my life.

 

For me studying anti-racism has answered a lot of questions, primarily the question of difference. Since the founding of this country, which has grown to be notably diverse, we have struggled with what to do with difference. How do we view our differences as assets, instead of something to ignore or fear. In leading race and equity workshops for over fifteen years, I have found that our fear of embracing differences often paralyzes our ability to have productive working and social relationships with people who are different than us. I founded Overcoming Racism because through my race and equity work I have been able to envision a world where our differences do not divide us, they don’t limit the potential of some, or enhance the potential of others, they don’t cause us to fear or distrust... (Continued on next slide)

 

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Address: 1824 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113

Phone: 314-369-9025

 Email: mkincaid@overcomeracism.com 

 

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CONSULTING

For organizations that are interested in developing as a whole, Overcoming Racism offers direct consulting on school, or company-wide equity goals. The advancement of equity in organizations often takes time and guidance. Overcoming Racism provides that guidance to organizations in all stages in their development, from organizations that are just beginning in this work to organizations that are looking for an additional push.