Robin Mallison Alpern, Director of Training at CSWAC, has a lifelong concern for racial justice and equity. Robin’s anti-racist activism has taken a variety of forms, including study of books, films, and lectures; taking part in workshops, seminars, and trainings; publishing essays, articles, and reports; public speaking; facilitating community dialogue; designing and leading workshops; and community organizing. Robin has worked with several anti-racism organizations in her hometown and in her wider faith community, including mixed-race groups and white caucus groups. She maintains ties with anti-racist leaders, both white and of color, who have served as long-term mentors. Recently Robin has co-taught courses at Vassar College on the topic of raising anti-racist children.
Robin has raised four children of her own, who teach her everyday how to make the world a better place to live in.