lead with insight 

Marvin Parsons

Yodit Mesfin Johnson, President & CEO, Host of Centering Justice

As you respond to today’s challenges, how are you centering communities of color? To create vibrant communities, we must uplift the voices of the people most impacted by injustice.

Centering Justice offers the insight and guidance we need to realize our vision for the future. In these monthly virtual gatherings, you’ll hear the stories and live experience of inspiring leaders of color. You’ll witness passionate dialogue between nonprofit leaders, artists, activists, faith leaders, and others. Join us to hear their invitations and live into their calls to action.

Why Centering Justice and why NEW?

Our communities will never be vibrant as long as racial disparities exist and are constantly reinforced. Disrupting systemic racism requires each of us to seek guidance from people who have experienced the most harm. Without their insight, there can be no real change.

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2023-24 SEASON

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2021-22 SEASON

2020-21 SEASON

2019-20 SEASON


Centering Justice takes place virtually once a month, on a Wednesday from 12pm – 1:30pm.

JANUARY 17TH, 2024

(01/17/24) 12pm – 1:30pm


(02/14/24) 12pm – 1:30pm

MARCH 20TH, 2024

(03/20/24) 12pm – 1:30pm

APRIL 17th, 2024

(04/17/24) 12pm – 1:30pm

MAY 15TH, 2024

(05/15/24) 12pm – 1:30pm

JUNE 28TH, 2024

(06/28/24) 12pm – 1:30pm


How do I know if Centering Justice is right for me?

Centering Justice is for all people who are growing, learning and changing to pursue a just and thriving society. In this space, we center leaders of color who are creating the future we all dream of. We invite you to come find inspiration in their stories, perspective, wisdom and guidance.

How much does Centering Justice cost?

Centering Justice is 100% free. If you’d like to support the program, you can donate to NEW here.

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