Milagros Phillips specializes in transforming relationships between the races using a powerful approach that leaves participants empowered and hopeful. Her program, “Race Demystified: A Compassionate Approach to the Healing of America,” has proven to be a powerful tool, which she has been called upon to facilitate at Fortune 100 Companies, colleges, universities and communities throughout the country.
Ms. Phillips’ historically grounded approach for looking at Race, gives us a new understanding of our current challenges, raising our consciousness and developing new approaches that help improve personal and professional relationships. Ms. Phillips was the Founding Executive Director of “The National Resource Center for the Healing of Racism.” She has served as Expert in Residence for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Michigan State University uses part of her model to train their diversity facilitators. She has lectured in the US, Mexico and Europe.
Ms. Phillips develops original seminars and retreats for the private and corporate sector to help leaders appreciate the business case for understanding Race in America. She is a CREATIVITY COACH, and uses the arts to rethink business and life. Ms. Phillips was the host and producer of Spirit in Action 4th Friday, aired on WPFW, Pacifica Radio, in Washington, D.C. She is currently developer/co-facilitator of CONGRESSIONAL CONVERSATIONS ON RACE (CCR), a project of the Faith and Politics Institute and Search for Common Ground. This project helps national leaders craft a productive conversation leading to community action and collaboration.