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Dr. Eddie Moore Jr

Dr. Eddie Moore Jr

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr brings unparalleled intensity to the work of racial justice. A wearer of multiple hats, Eddie founded and continues to direct The White Privilege Conference, serves as director of diversity at the Brooklyn Friends School, and travels nationally and internationally to conduct training sessions, workshops, and keynote speeches. He has modeled for me what it looks like to be warm and gentle while vigorously challenging people’s deepest beliefs about themselves and their place in the world. Eddie’s approach emboldened me to make a habit of asking friends, colleagues, and clients of color to hold me accountable and tell me when I’m overstepping my bounds or enacting my whiteness. Though as a child I was taught that “honesty is the best policy,” I credit Eddie with being the one to show me honesty’s full potential. A private K-12 educator, administrator, and diversity director, Eddie has developed a particular passion for the insights and strengths young people bring to the work of social and racial justice. Along with everything else I’ve learned from him is to make time to ask young people for their perspective on issues and to encourage them to make their voices heard.