Speaker Profile

Dara Silverman

National Coordinator
Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ)

Dara Silverman is a consultant, coach, organizer and trainer who has been building movements for economic, racial, gender and social justice for over 20 years. Dara is the National Coordinator for SURJ: Showing Up for Racial Justice, a network of 150+ groups across the US moving white people into action for racial justice. Dara was the Executive Director of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ) in New York City from 2003-2009. Dara grew up in Ithaca and currently lives in Beacon NY in the Hudson Valley. She supports leaders to be in the movement for the long haul.

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