Walking Each Other Home: A National Conversation on Race

Barack Obama’s Motivating March 2008 Speech Inspires Lee Mun Wah, of Stirfry Seminars, to Launch “National Conversation on Race” Initiative.

Berkeley, CA, September 11, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Encouraged by Senator Barack Obama’s March speech, the “National Conversation on Race” initiative is intended to foster honest dialogues on race in homes, workplaces, and communities all over the country.

This initiative will be launched September 19th (6:00pm – 9:30pm) & 20th (9:00am – 4:00pm), 2008, at the First Congregational Church of Oakland at 2501 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA 94612.

Lee Mun Wah, Diversity Trainer and Director of Stirfry Seminars, says, “With Walking Each Other Home: A National Conversation on Race, we hope to create a space for people of all walks of life to get to meet each other and to truly hear each others’ stories, and to reach a place of compassion and understanding in order to begin a relationship based on trust and acceptance.”

On Friday, September 19, there will be a film showing of the documentary Last Chance for Eden, directed by Lee Mun Wah, followed by a discussion on race. $10 for Adults and $5 for Students, Seniors & Children. On Saturday, September 20, there will be a Free workshop on how to host a small group conversation on race in the home, workplace and community. Both events will be facilitated by diversity trainers Lee Mun Wah and Linda Compton.

Individuals can purchase tickets to Friday’s film showing and discussion online at www.walkingeachotherhome.com or at the door on the night of the event.

About StirFry Seminars & Consulting:

For the past twenty years, StirFry Seminars has revolutionized the field of diversity through its internationally-acclaimed films and seminars. Over 30 million viewers worldwide have seen The Color of Fear, as well as other groundbreaking films produced and directed by Lee Mun Wah, StirFry’s Director and Master Trainer. In 1995 Oprah Winfrey produced a one-hour special on Lee Mun Wah’s life and the impact of The Color of Fear. Thousands of participants from educational, government, corporate, and social service agencies have taken StirFry’s trainings and seminars. Stirfry Seminars & Consulting is recognized by many of the top FORTUNE 500 corporations as having one of the most outstanding cross-cultural and communications training programs in the country.

For more information about these events, or to schedule an interview with Lee Mun Wah, please contact:

Scott Hayes, Press and Media Relations
StirFry Seminars & Consulting
510-204-8840 x102

StirFry Seminars & Consulting
Scott Hayes
510-204-4480 ext 102
2311 8th Street
Berkeley, CA. 94710