biography

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"Toni has a strong passion for healing and empowerment within communities of color through the means of active listening, training, and educating."

Toni McNeil is a full-time Community Organizer with Faith in the Valley of the San Joaquin County. She works with various Clergy, Congregations, Community residents, and Concrete members surrounding Restorative Justice Issues such as: Gun Violence Reduction, Principled Policing, exposing/dismantling the Prison Industrial Complex, as well as Housing & Homelessness. She is also the founder of her own consulting business, Concrete Development LLC, where she provides trainings and group facilitations surrounding leadership development, vision casting, conflict resolutions, and bridging/belonging across differences.

 

Toni has a strong passion for healing and empowerment within communities of color through the means of active listening, training, and educating. Her focus is the revealing of truths that lie within power structures through strategic and intentional power mapping, research, and systemic analysis. She enjoys motivational speaking, group facilitating, and training at events and is especially skilled in the areas of Facilitating, Organizing, Advocacy, and Leadership Development.

 

Toni McNeil is a mother of four, native of Stockton, and an ordained Elder. She has held a variety of ministry positions and developed programs such as “Train up a Child” and “Moving Forward” to help bridge the gap between church and community. She is the Founder and Host of Anti-Black Conversations, which is a virtual platform that is a Space where People of Color can challenge each others conditioned mindsets via emotionally intelligent conscious dialogue to reveal the film of White Supremacy that clouds the lenses from which we see ourselves and others.