These intentional conversations

are aimed at growing Palo Alto into a community characterized by belonging, vested in diversity, inclusion, and equity, and committed to putting words into action.

 Goals ​

 Palo Alto will engage in a series of 

brave and honest conversations. 

Personal & Institutional change amongst all participants.

Identify personal behaviors and make an active commitment to understand and change.

Identify root causes and specific local initiatives & policy to reshape our community and address structural racism. 


100 Conversations will be hosted and facilitated by 100 Palo Alto community leaders. 


Conversations will be held from May 25th to Juneteenth 2021. 


These conversations are for people who live, work, shop, worship and study in Palo Alto.   



We'll be

discussing race and belonging with honesty, transparency and vulnerability.