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How can we think well and advance good on the issue of race?

This week, we're featuring an interview that introduces you to Ben McBride, one of our Q Commons Sacramento speakers. He will be with us on October 13th as we discuss topics of engaging a divided nation.

Crossing the Street: When Sacrifice Leads to Hope

Ben McBride

Ben is a native of San Francisco and a longtime activist for peace and justice in the Bay Area. As an advocate for youth, he served as a member of the crisis counseling team for West Contra Costa Unified School District; and with Global Education Partnership empowering risk youth through entrepreneurship. He now serves as Deputy Director of PICO California and is the founder of Empower Initiative.

Register for Q Commons

Thursday, Oct. 13th, 7pm

723 S Street

Sacramento, CA

Purchase your tickets here:

Doors open at 6:30 PM. Arrive in time to enjoy light refreshments and beverages and to meet your local speakers!

7:00PM - National Q Commons begins

Q Commons - Sponsor a Table

This year for Q Commons Sacramento we are offering Table Sponsorships. You can buy a table which includes 8 registrations, 6pm pre-party with meet and greet with our local speakers, and a table in the portion of the room that you prefer. If you are interested in table sponsorship, contact Merisa Moy at