Honest Conversations About Race

on the We Can Talk Podcast series

Open dialogue on the complex topic of race and why everyone should talk about it.

The We Can Talk – Honest Conversations About Race podcast series is for people who understand the importance of discussing race and relationships. Designed to educate skeptic audiences about the existence of discrimination while inspiring hope with real solutions. 


Audiences will explore historical perspectives on race and its influence on today’s racial environment. We Can Talk helps listeners learn to initiate and navigate hard conversations about race and discrimination with respect and trust while encouraging others to do the same.

About the Hosts

Julie Radlauer-Doerfler

is a changemaker and a peacemaker. In every aspect of her career, she has focused on transforming individuals, organizations, and communities. She specializes in utilizing evidence-based and researched practices to inform her processes. Her style of boldly embracing change in a warm and nurturing manner supports those she works with. Julie truly believes that we should “be the change we want to see in the world” and actualizes this value in her work and life. Julie has published articles, reports and has facilitated hundreds of workshops, training events, and presentations. Julie is the CEO of Collectively.

Ryon Robert Coote

is the Chief Development Officer for the Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Inc., the largest comprehensive homeless services provider in Broward County. Born in Jamaica, Ryan migrated with his family to the United States at a very young age. After graduating from the Steve J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University, he received a Master of Public Administration and a graduate certificate in Human Resources Policy and Management.

Collectively Us - Unpacking Racism

Episode 1: How COVID-19 Is Shining a Light on Systemic Racism

Episode 2: Mental Health

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