Robette Ann Dias

Executive Director

Robette Ann Dias is Executive Director and Core Organizer Trainer with Crossroads. Robette holds degrees in Psychology and Native American Studies from the University of California, Davis. Her published work includes: as author, The Historical Development of Institutional Racism Working Paper, revised 2013; Haudenosaunee Confederacy: A Reflection on Antiracist Accountability, 2007; Transforming Institutional Values Revisited, 2008; as a contributor; Personal Self-Determination in Exceptionality: A Special Education Journal, Volume 10, Issue 1, 2011; and as co-editor: Partnering with Latinos/Hispanics in Missouri, University of Missouri Extension, 2008. As a Karuk Indian, Robette brings a specifically indigenous perspective to anti-racist organizing. She is a founding member and past president of Diverse & Revolutionary UU Multicultural Ministries (DRUUMM) the continental support and advocacy organization for Unitarian Universalist People of Color. She also recently served as Board President of Oyate, a Native American resource and advocacy organization.