About Diane Wong

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Diane Wong is a certified mediator, facilitator, and global conflict resolution processor. Born into a Black, Chinese, Mexican, Irish, & Native American family, Diane grew up as a member of Cleveland’s Black community and attended a segregated school system. Diane’s experience of navigating an educational system that sought to undermine her sense of self and history led her to pursue a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School. 

 

Diane is certified in mediation from Jams Endispute, in conflict resolution from the Global Processwork Institute of Oregon and in yoga and meditation from Be In Union yoga (Somerville, MA).​ 

Diane believes that race is a conversation in which America must learn to participate. She founded Let’s Talk About Race in 2017. Let’s Talk About Race is an award-winning multimedia show that she co-hosts with Pharaoh Saunders.  They have invited hundreds of people from all walks of life into conversations about race and racism through the radio show, panel discussions and community symposiums.

 

Diane is the founder of the Racial Justice Collaborative (RJC). RJC uses process-oriented education and facilitation to help individuals and groups move toward healing. In 2020, DWC, in partnership with RJC, hosted Sitting in the Fire, a race retreat with over 100 participants from all over the world. A second retreat on antiblackness, September 26, 2020, Sitting in the Fire II: Racial Justice Conciliation Circles brought nearly 100 participants from around the world

About the Racial Justice Collaborative

RJC works with clients to resolve sticky race issues and racial conflict including Anti-black racism.  We offer historical and current Race education, Training/teambuilding, and Racial Justice facilitation.  Our team can help your organization, America and the world eliminate anti-black racism and white supremacy.  

Healing with Diane

Diane offers Coaching to help individuals and groups heal body, mind, and spirit.  Her healing work aims through yoga to strengthen the core.  She can help transform stuck energy.  Diane can help you identify and transform the barriers that prevent us from working together effectively.  Not a quick fix but a sure approach to healing hearts and minds and transforming the energies that keep you stuck.