Who We Are


Through film and dialogue, World Trust ignites courage and expands capacity to create a world free from racism.


We envision a world coming into wholeness where transformative love and wisdom heal the human family from racism and separation.


skyline2womenWorld Trust Educational Services is a non-profit social justice organization that provides deep learning, tools and resources for people interested in tackling unconscious bias and systemic racial inequity in their workplace, community and in their lives.

Since 1998, we’ve produced equity and diversity filmscurriculum and workshops that open minds and hearts while deepening the conversation about race.

Our transformative educational experiences deconstruct the system of racial inequity for learners, allowing new ideas and narratives on race to emerge. We focus on creating environments that promote justice and healing while fostering an emerging culture of respect and belonging.

We believe that suffering perpetuated by racial and economic divides is, at its core, the result of a disconnection from our collective humanity.  This disconnection plays itself out within ourselves, in our relationships with others and in our institutions and structures. We use the powerful combination of film, dialogue and transformative learning to create new understandings. We offer the skills to perceive and challenge the internal and external system that reinforces racial oppression.

In addition, we work to heal the wounds of racism by building community and cultivating the practices of love-in-action and respect: kindness, non-judgment, compassion, deep listening. World Trust resources and workshops spark individual learning and links it to a growing collective will that is committed to change.

More about World Trust:

  • Our films are used in over 5000 Institutions
  • Workshops bring transformative experiences to thousands each year
  • Our curriculum offers educators and facilitators tools to spark deep learning
  • Shakti Butler, PhD – Founder, Filmmaker & Racial Justice Educator

World Trust Educational Services is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1987, and supported by donations from individuals, families and foundations, and through income from seminars and the sales of our films.