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Project Advisors:

Rev. Dr. Joan Campbell
National Council of Churches

Christina Cuevas
Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

Judy Doctoroff
Public Affairs Television

Robert Larson
Larson Communications Group

Cyria M. Lobo
YWCA, Racial Justice/ Human Rights Division

Ceasar McDowell
Telecommunications/ Civil Rights Specialist

Marc Skvirsky
Facing History and Ourselves

Wayne Winborne
National Conference of Community & Justice

Diane Wong
UNITY - Journalists of Color

Conference Presentations, Awards, and Accolades:

The President’s Initiative on Race (January 1999) – TRI was commended by the staff of the President’s Initiative on Race as an effort that is successfully bridging racial divides in communities across America and was designated as a "Promising Practice" in their publication: "Pathways to One America in the 21st Century: Promising Practices for Racial Reconciliation." You can view this publication online at

The Council on Foundations (April 1999)
"Race, Media and Civic Engagement," New Orleans, LA.

The Brookings Institution (May 1999)
"Race in America: New Approaches to Bridging the Divide," Washington, D.C.

PBS Annual Meeting (June 1999)
"The Race Is On: The Television Race Initiative," San Francisco, CA.

Public Television Outreach Alliance (June 1999)
"The Television Race Initiative," San Francisco, CA.

UNITY '99: Journalists of Color (July 1999)
"Creating a Context: The Television Race Initiative," Seattle, WA.

National League of Cities (July 1999)
"Reducing Racism: Programs That Work and Why," San Francisco, CA.

Corporation for Public Broadcasting (September 1999) Beyond Ratings: An American Love Story Engages Diverse Communities: Series Outreach Presentation," Washington, D.C.

National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Annual Meeting (November 1999)
"PTV Takes on Diversity — Part I: The Race Is On," Albuquerque, NM.

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