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How to Lead Toward Racial Healing: An Interview with Latasha Morrison

“Change begins with an honest conversation.”

Anytime we want to learn, grow, develop or change as leaders, we must be honest with ourselves about what’s currently true. And when it comes to the growth we hope to see in building bridges racially, that can prove challenging. Latasha Morrison, founder of Be the Bridge and author of a book by the same name, is a gracious and honest guide in how to approach this learning journey. Listen in as she and Jenni Catron discuss opportunities to grow toward racial healing in this week’s episode of the podcast. Though the conversation took place prior to the greater public’s knowledge of the death of Ahmaud Arbery, the truths and encouragement contained within are perfectly timely.

 In this conversation, you’ll learn:

  • The best posture to take in order to listen and learn
  • What obstacles exist to racial healing
  • Next steps we can take toward racial healing
  • How to learn about racial reconciliation without hurting or exhausting those who teach
  • The purpose and helpfulness of lament
  • How to leverage what you have in the pursuit of racial healing

About Latasha:

Latasha Morrison is a bridge-builder, reconciler, and a compelling voice in the fight for racial justice. In 2016, she founded Be the Bridge, a non-profit organization equipping more than 1,000 sub-groups across five countries to serve as ambassadors of racial reconciliation. Numerous organizations have recognized her as a leading social justice advocate, including Facebook’s Community Leadership Program, Forbes, and EBONY magazine. A native of North Carolina, Tasha earned degrees in human development and business leadership. She resides in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Connect with and follow Latasha:

Bethebridge.com

Be The Bride: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation

Latashamorrison.com

@Latashamorrison on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

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Keep leading well,
Jenni Catron and The 4Sight Group

Jenni Catron is a writer, speaker, and leadership coach who consults churches and non-profits to help them lead from their extraordinary best. She speaks at conferences and churches nationwide, seeking to help others develop their leadership gifts and lead confidently. As Founder and CEO of The 4Sight Group, she consults with individuals and teams on leadership and organizational health.

Jenni is the author of several books, including Clout: Discover and Unleash Your God-Given Influence and The 4 Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership.

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