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Cracking The Shell on Race-Ism

You cannot fix what you don’t understand

If the majority knew of the root of this evil then the road to its cure would not be long.

Albert Einstein

The untold history is a festering wound that prevents healing.

It will take all of us doing our part to build a world that is just and equitable for all people.

Hypocrisy in the US results from incongruence between what we espouse – Equal Justice Under the Law – and the reality experienced in our daily lives.

Designed by Reverend Esther Jones-Alley and delivered in collaboration with inviteCHANGE LLC, "Cracking The Shell on Race-Ism" is an on-demand learning program offering a cohesive thought process for any audience to understand the depth and breadth of the issues, and can be combined with enterprise DEIJ initiatives for comprehensive and sustainable change.

The curriculum pulls together a deep historical perspective about what generates the complex issues of social injustice, racial inequity, non-diversity, community conflict, and unconscious bias to bring forth the underlying causes. The learning experience touches on the following aspects: 

  • Mindset shift that touches and moves hearts
  • Changing behaviors that restores humanity in all relations
  • Learning that applies systemically to the talent experience.

    Access the Program Guide for an overview of the creation, content, and outcomes of this course in development. We suggest you read the Program Guide prior to watching the video below. 

    What will you take away from the program? 

    • Access and explore the omitted (and changed) history that established the economic structure of the US and how that specifically generated social barriers between Whites and Blacks.
    • Knowledge of accurate facts, placed in historical context that evidences the root cause of today’s racial issues.
    • Gain sobriety and overcome denial about the impact of systemic racism on the well-being of our society.
    • Engage in group discussions about the social and spiritual impact of racial inequities within a safe, sacred, inclusive environment.
    • Information, tools, and methods to create practical change in mindset, relationship behaviors and public policy that replaces the systemic roots with a new, more inclusive, and equitable path forward.

    This program is currently in development. If you are interested in learning more, please get in touch with us. 


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    Esther Jones-Alley is a Certified Spiritual Life Coach, One Spirit Ordained Minister, Racial Equity Workshop Facilitator, Author and Poet. She is a mother, grandmother, and community activist. Esther’s professional career and volunteer efforts span many decades and includes corporate leadership, non-profit board membership, political campaigns and events, and social justice advocacy.

    Esther believes in the Oneness of Divine Love and the access to Infinite Possibilities. One of her most passionate quotes is: “At any moment you can make another choice!”

    Esther’s has coached individuals from around the globe. Her clientele has included corporate executives, entrepreneurs, artists, academic leaders, non-profit management, government and judicial leaders, and business professionals.

    Esther’s book, “The Centered Life, A Spiritual Life Coaching Journey” allows the reader to walk with Esther on her journey of becoming a Spiritual Life Coach and what the Coaching process looks like. It includes topics such as her near-death experiences, surrender, homelessness, forgiveness, gratitude, faith, and so much more. Her book is available on her website and on


    Janet M. Harvey, Best Selling Author of the award-winning book Invite Change - Lessons from 2020, The Year of No Return is CEO of inviteCHANGE, a coaching organization that shapes a world where people love their life’s work. Janet has trained and coached leaders at Fortune 500 companies, across 6 continents, for more than 25 years.

    An early adopter for creating a coach-centered workplace, Janet has worked with global organizations and teams of leaders to establish a generative, resilient, and high-performance culture through a coaching approach.

    Janet has experienced that the secret to having your biggest breakthrough is reconnecting with your authentic self. When that happens, you can make big changes, even on a global level.

    Janet Harvey uses her executive and entrepreneurial experience to cultivate leaders in sustainable excellence through Generative Wholeness™, a signature generative coaching and learning process for people, processes, and systems.

    Janet is also a board director for the ICF Thought Leadership Institute, serves on the ICF Global Enterprise Board and is an ICF Global Past President, a Certified Mentor Coach, and Accredited Coaching Supervisor. Audiences around the globe speak of Janet as a bold, curious, provocative, and compassionate leader.

    ABOUT inviteCHANGE

    Founded in 1997 by CEO Janet M. Harvey, recognized industry champion, inviteCHANGE (iC), has delivered generative learning and coaching experiences for leaders on a local, national and global scale. At the beginning of coaching as a unique industry, iC leaders contributed thousands of hours to the International Coaching Federation’s (ICF) core competencies, ethics and principles to creating standards for effective coaching practice to ensure industry consistency and excellence. iC has trained thousands of individuals to become professional, credentialed coaches and to apply a coach-approach as leaders in organizations to create cultures where people love to work. iC has expanded its mission to include driving social progress through cause work by leveraging coaching to accelerate and amplify solutions beyond what was thought possible.