This video features Starr Commonwealth in Albion, Michigan, and its internationally renowned program, Glasswing. This program focuses on racial healing training and its emphasis on starting difficult conversations related to race to address the generational harm racism has imposed on this nation.

This video will take you through Starr Commonwealth’s vision, work, and drive to bring children, families and communities together, regardless of race. The organization approaches its work with the principle that racism is a disease. 

Glasswing focuses on giving communities a place to start conversations about individual’s unique experiences. This program was originally created to better inclusion among children and schools but grew to impact the adults and their communities at large.

This video was produced with generous support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.


All Videos in this Series

Learn how ANDRUS has transformed its trauma-informed and trauma-responsive model and developed a set of interactive tools that help children, families, and organizations cope with emotional, relational, psychological, and physical trauma. Hear how UCAN's strategic commitment to its community extends to building the local business economy. With their campus relocation project, they became intentional in supplier diversity and have become the sixth largest employer in North Lawndale. Learn about the internationally known Glasswing: Racial Healing training that focuses on how to effectively start conversations related to race and developing viable pathways in addressing racism. Hear how this their culture creates an authentic inclusion-focused environment for both staff and the communities it serves.