Glenn Singleton

Pacific Educational Group, San Francisco, CA

Glenn has devoted more than thirty years to constructing racial equity worldwide and developing leaders to do the same. He is the author of Courageous Conversations About Racebooks (2006, 2012, 2016), creator of a protocol for sustained, deep interracial dialogue, and facilitator of Beyond Diversity, the curriculum that has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to talk effectively about race and address racial disparities. As founder and president of Pacific Educational Group, Inc., Singleton has created an agency that develops racially conscious global leaders in a variety of sectors: education, government, business, law enforcement, and community organizing. Singleton’s passion for equity flows through his civic life as well. He is the founder of the Foundation for a College Education of East Palo Alto, California, an agency responsible for the collegiate admission and graduation of hundreds of students. In 2017, he founded the Courageous Conversations Global Foundation and serves as chairperson of its board of directors. Accolades for his work include The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area Community Service Award in 2015 and The Eugene T. Carothers Human Relations Award in 2003.

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