SpeakOut - The Institute for Democratic Education and Culture is dedicated to the advancement of education, racial and social justice, cultural literacy, leadership development and activism.

Our network of speakers, artists, and strategic partners provide experiential learning opportunities through lectures, workshops, film screenings, performances and curriculum development.

SpeakOut works with colleges, universities, schools, organizations, government agencies and the private sector, promoting critical analysis, creativity and innovative strategies for 21st century problem solving.

SpeakOut is made up of amazing people whose voices are changing lives - inspired voices who blaze a path, transform beliefs and reshape society. Now with our newly designed website, SpeakOut will have even greater impact and reach.
NCORE - the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education - runs May 26 - 30, 2015, in Washington DC and SpeakOut will be out in force! Our speakers and staff are part of pre-conference institutes, a plenary panel, and workshop sessions.
Have you wondered what you might have done if you'd been around during the Civil Rights movement? Or if you had been active, what is your role today? We are in a new, historic Movement Moment for Racial Justice. Here's an opportunity to get involved.
Angela Davis and Tim Wise, two of this country's leading racial and social justice scholar-activists, come together onstage for a rare, unscripted and free ranging conversation on the state of contemporary global politics.