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Overcoming Racism with Karen Fleshman

  • The Port Workspaces @Kaiser Mall 344 20th Street Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)

This workshop was created in partnership with Gyals Network and Women Get it Done for intersectional womens empowerment.


Join us on October 10th, at 6PM at The Port Workspaces in Oakland's historic Kaiser Mall to learn how implicit racial biases operate and what we can do to move from awareness to overcoming our biases.  Karen has designed this workshop for those who want to fight racism but struggle with knowing how.   Not sure if you can make the date? No worries! Cancel within 72 hours for a full refund.  Be sure to take advantage of limited early bird registration pricing.   

Please check out Karen's spotlight feature in Tech Inclusion here to learn how she works to fight racism everyday. 

Attendees will receive:

  • Light food and beverages 
  • The chance to participate in role-playing exercises 
  • A copy of the workshop presentation

Topics Covered

  • Racism, past and present 
  • How to get in the right mindset
  • Raising your awareness of racism in everyday life
  • How to intentionally expand your social network
  • How to work with others to dismantle systemic racism 

About Karen

Karen Fleshman is a racial equity trainer, Huffington Post blogger, and police accountability activist. Her mission is to build and support a community committed to love, action, and accountability about race in America. She offers talks, workshops, coaching, and facilitates town halls at companies, non-profits, universities, and government agencies to help people work on our selves, our relationships, and our sphere of influence to dismantle systemic racism and to address police brutality. 

She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College (BA Latin American Studies), the University of Texas at Austin (MA Radio TV Film) and New York Law School (JD cum laude), and is admitted to practice law in New York.