Creating a space for change
About Rob Corcoran
Rob is a trainer, facilitator, writer, and racial healing practitioner. He has led trustbuilding workshops among diverse and polarized groups across North America, Europe, South Africa, Brazil, India and Australia. He served as national director for Initiatives of Change USA and founded its internationally recognized program Hope in the Cities in Richmond Va.
Rob’s book Trustbuilding: An Honest Conversation on Race, Reconciliation, and Responsibility has been described as a “visionary, compelling account of healing and change.”
Services & Consulations
Rob is available for speaking engagements and to facilitate workshops, dialogues, and training on community trustbuilding.
- Building trust among diverse and polarized communities
- Healing the wounds of racism and working for equity
- Engaging the “other” and finding unexpected allies
- Connecting personal and social change
- Nurturing spiritual resources for social activists
Training workshops, facilitated dialogue & retreats
- Trustbuilding skills: narrative change, honest conversation, personal authenticity
- Designing & facilitating honest conversation among polarized groups
- Building sustainable, diverse teams
- Experiencing racial healing circles
- Practicing the Quiet Time as a resource for personal and social change
- Using data and narrative to inspire & mobilize
- Developing tools for Muslim-Christian dialogue
Trustbuilding: An Honest Conversation on Race, Reconciliation, and Responsibility
The story of how Richmond, Virginia, home to a former slave market, capitol of the Confederacy, and leading proponent of Massive Resistance, has become a seedbed for interracial dialogue and trustbuilding with national and international implications.