Paul Kivel’s work grows out of five decades in community education, engaged parenthood,
political writing, and practical activism all focused on one overriding question: How can we
live and work together to nurture each individual and create a multicultural society based
on love, caring, justice, and interdependence with all living things?
Kivel is part of the group that started SURJ Showing Up for Racial Justice and a leader in the
anti-racist movement developing resources for white people against white supremacy and
inequality. He is the author of You Call This a Democracy? Uprooting Racism, Mens Work,
and Living in the Shadow of the Cross: Understanding and Resisting the Power and