Karen Toering

Karen Toering moved to South Seattle over twenty years ago. She works at the intersection of culture and justice to build systems that nurture our spirit and connected lives. This includes work in the fields of philanthropy, media justice, food justice, and arts and culture. She is the co-founder of Sankofa Film Society, a film and discussion series in Seattle and founder of the Gary International Black Film Festival in her hometown of Gary, IN. Karen is also a managing partner in Black and Tan Hall, a food and cultural venue in Hillman City, South Seattle. She works in a variety of capacities, as a consultant, catalyst, and cultural worker, but her favorite role is as grandmother.

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