Dialogue 2 - Transformative Conversations


Dialogue 2 - Transformative Conversations

Dialogue 2 - Transformative Conversations

Holding Space for Transformation-Talking Across the Color Line When the Stakes Are High- TED Talk- Dr. Amanda Kemp. During this dialogue, participants will discuss Dr. Kemp’s approach to speaking across the color line and the art of courageous listening.

In this talk Amanda Kemp discusses her process for seeking to understand others and dialogue on discussions about race and other sensitive issues. Dr. Amanda Kemp is a Stanford University graduate and the creator of the H.E.A.R.T. System for Racial Justice and Mindful Living. A Master Teacher and artist, Dr. Kemp has helped over 25,000 people cultivate racial justice and compassion. She has taught at the college level over a decade since earning her PhD at Northwestern University. Prior to that she worked with the Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Hon. Maxine Waters. The Founder of Theatre for Transformation, Dr. Kemp has shared the stage and/or worked with Danny Glover, August Wilson, Toni Morrison, and George Wolfe. She has been featured on PBS and frequently speaks. Her latest book is Say the Wrong Thing: Stories and Strategies for Racial Justice and Authentic Community. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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