Author Talk: How to Have Antiracist Conversations – Embracing our Full Humanity to Challenge White Supremacy (Online)

May 6, 2024
May 6: 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Monday, May 6th, 7:00-8:30pm PT 

Online Via SURJ Bay Area (Showing Up for Racial Justice)

Roxy Manning, clinical psychologist and Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication will offer a book reading and mini-workshop (breaking into small groups to practice skills), preparing us to have more effective antiracist conversations. Dr. Manning brings decades of service experience to her work interrupting explicitly and implicitly oppressive attitudes and cultural norms. Roxy has worked, consulted, and provided training across the United States with businesses, nonprofits, and government organizations wanting to move toward equitable and diverse workplace cultures, as well as internationally in over ten countries with individuals and groups committed to social justice. It is not necessary to read the book to participate.The workshop will be on zoom.

This event is warmly open to everyone, free of charge. 


This online event is being run by SURJ Bay Area. For any questions related to registration or technical support, please contact at least 3 days ahead of the event. For questions related to the content of this program or event, feel free to get in touch with me here instead.

About the Speaker

Dr. Roxy Manning, a clinical psychologist and social justice advocate, specializes in building resilience and equity. Her experience as a Black Caribbean immigrant informs her work with diverse groups globally, focusing on healing internalized oppression and empowering transformative dialogue. She is an assessor and certified trainer in Nonviolent Communication. Roxy is the author of How to Have Antiracist Conversations and co-author of The Antiracist Heart. She also co-hosts the Fierce Compassion podcast.