Re-defining “safe space”


Through workshops, listening partnerships and focus groups the Race and Racism Committee takes on the task of helping communities better understand racism and its impact on black, brown, and white people. Members regularly engage in conversations around the issue– motivating and inspiring one another to take action and responsibility.

This committee is also serves as the expert on bias and institutional racism. They are both a reference and resource center, providing the Coalition with support on positioning and messaging.

Committee Leaders:

  • Apryl Walker (
  • Linda Lucero (