Archive | November, 2016

#GivingTuesday: Support Racial Integration & Inclusion


Help us continue this important work in the coming year by donating now! In a year marked by racial violence and a campaign season full of racism, misogyny, homophobia, and anti-immigration, anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim stances, the Community Coalition on Race stayed the course and served the SOMa community in so many ways: Conversations on Race […]

Coffee House Discussion: Facing Race & Racism with Our Children


Gather for a much-needed community discussion about how families face race and racism. Please rsvp. More information here…

15th Annual Preschool Open House Brings in Families


A diverse group of nearly 70 parents visited with 20 preschools. For more information and to get the contact list of schools, read more…

Report to the Community: SOMa Demographics


We have presented the SOMa Demographics Report to the townships and in a Report to the Community. Read more to access the full report…

2016 Demographics Report

For the full slide show in PDF format, click here.  

#DisruptRacism: 10 Ways to Disrupt the Cycle of Racism


How is America going to thrive at a time when discrimination and racism are tearing the country apart? If Americans want to stop the cycle of racism, they must come together to talk about race and find solutions.

Executive Director Message

In fact, people have shared their experiences of direct bias, implicit bias, stereotyping, and discrimination many times over at events like Conversations on Race. We are not immune to racism, but we will face it-in whatever form it takes-so that we can become a community of upstanders. We know that our claim to being welcoming […]

The Silent Auction Continues…

First offer at the minimum bid or above submitted in writing to Program Director Audrey Rowe at with your bid and contact information will be honored. Confirmation will be sent. 4 Day Trip to Colombia South America For two people.  Stay at a choice of two award winning Kali boutique in the city of […]

Thanks to Our Celebrating Integration Dinner Supporters for 2016!

Able Baker Achieve Foundation SOMA Adult School Allied Printers Adunni Anderson Baker Street Yoga Alice Baldwin Jones Clarence Barry-Austin Bass Family Chiropractic Adriane & Adam Berger Christian Quaritius of Berkshire Hathaway George Brandon Bunny’s The Columbia High School Scholarship Fund Cha Mai’s Coda Abby & Donald Cotler Susan & Steve Cramer East Side Fitness Ethical […]

15th Annual Preschool Open House

15th Annual Preschool Open House

Visit with over 20 area preschools and childcare agencies in one setting. Plus, get advice from a school district educator about what to look for when choosing a preschool to meet your child’s needs.