October 7, 2020

Why Transitioning to Black Leadership Matters | Getting Real '20

Why Transitioning to Black Leadership Matters | Equitable Organizational Succession in Media Arts

Detroit Narrative Agency (DNA) is a community organization that disrupts harmful narratives about Detroit. It supports Black, Brown, and Indigenous Detroiters to examine and create film and media that build collective healing, power, and liberation. DNA's three leaders, Ryan Pearson, Cornetta Lane Smith and Ill Weaver, in conversation with their succession coach, Isabelle Moses, reflect on the process of transitioning from white to Black organizational leadership and the impact of that shift on their work and their community.

Video is ASL interpreted and closed captioned.