Undoing Racism Speakers Series Part 3

Posted on October 25th, 2016

barbPart 3 of Child Advocates Undoing Racism Series will feature Barbara Crain Major

Where: Indianapolis Urban League (Sam H. Jones Center 777 Indiana Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46202)

When: Thursday,  November 10th

Please RSVP to Nikita Garner


Barbara Crain Major is a community organizer and trainer with over forty years of experience in local, national, and international community development efforts. This work includes everything from nurturing leadership development efforts within local communities to assisting institutions in developing strategies to de-institutionalize racism.

Barbara is a native of New Orleans and Franklinton Louisiana. She is co-founder of Citizens United for Economic Equity, a CDFI small business lending institution. The organization was created to ensure equitable African American community participation in the rebuilding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Barbara has served as a member and Board Chair of the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority. Ms Major’s latest published work is titled “Building a Net that Works” in the book State of the Race.

She has received numerous awards and citations for her achievements, but says “her family” is the greatest award that God has given her.