Writer.
Educator.
Activist.

Committed to growing our collective antiracist practices.

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Dr. Jennifer Harvey is an award-winning author, educator and public speaker.

Dr. Harvey’s work focuses primarily on racial justice and white anti-racism. Her most recent book Raising White Kids: Bringing up Children in a Racially Unjust America brings her longtime experience in multi-racial activism to her journey as a parent and was a 2018 Foreword INDIE GOLD Winner. Dr. Harvey is widely published and has written for the New York Times and CNN. She is frequently heard on the radio (including as a guest on her favorite show, NPR’s “It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders”–listen here!).

Widely sought after as a public speaker and known for her commitment to growing our collective capacity for justice, Dr. Harvey is also the author of Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation. She is a professor of religion and serves as Faculty Director for the Crew Scholars Program at Drake University, and is ordained in the American Baptist Churches (USA).

Latest Work

Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America

2018 Foreword INDIE GOLD Winner for Family and Relationships.

Named by CNN as one of 2019’s “books your should read this summer.”

This is a book for families and communities committed to equity and justice who want to equip children to be able participants in a society that simultaneously deeply diverse and profoundly unjust.

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Dr. Harvey is available for speaking engagements and workshops. Please contact her for more information.