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. Here are the latest updates about some of them who are making headlines.
NCORE - the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education ran May 26 - 30, 2015, in Washington DC and SpeakOut speakers and artists were out in force!
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.