Check out videos from past conferences below

2017 Conference

2015 Conference

“It was a wonderful experience, a beautiful crowd, and gratifying at every level... The feeling in that room was electrifying. It gave me great hope for our future. Thanks for letting me be part of such a groundbreaking event.”
— Andrew Solomon, author, 2015 Keynote Speaker

The Othering & Belonging Conference is a dynamic gathering of a diverse group of folks working together to advance concrete strategies and visions for a world centered on inclusion and belonging.

Past Speakers Have Included:

There was a grace, an ease, an openness that I’ve rarely experienced publicly. It was a restorative, centering, renewing, remembering experience.
— 2015 attendee

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Photos from our 2015 conference, featuring: bell hooks, Naomi Klein, Andrew Solomon, Charles Blow, Ai-jen Poo, Angela Glover Blackwell, Manuel Pastor, Joanna Macy, Shakti Butler, Rudolfo Mendoza-Denton, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, the late Lynn Manning, Destiny Arts Dance Company, and many many more. See more pix on our Photos page and in our Facebook album. Thank you to Oakland-based photographer Eric Arnold for these amazing images of an incredible weekend.

The Othering & Belonging Conference is organized by the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley. Find out more here.