Seth Bernard is the Founder and Co-Executive Director of Title Track. He has curated, facilitated and participated in workshops and panels related to Racial Justice through the Anishinaabe Racial Justice Conference, the Michigan Music Alliance, the Earthwork Harvest Gathering, the Deep Winter Men’s Retreat, the Youth Empowerment and Sustainability Summit (YESS), the Earthwork Songwriters Retreat, and SXSW.
In 2019, Seth was awarded a Rotary Charities Changemaker Fellowship to support Anti-Oppression work in Northern Michigan and his ongoing project “Collaborative Songwriting for Collective Liberation”, in which Seth guides groups in the creation of original songs built around anti-oppression themes.
As a result of his years of work in collaboration and solidarity with community leaders in Detroit and Flint, Seth was invited to member of PolicyLink’s Water Equity and Climate Resilience Caucus, a national network of Environmental Justice leaders working to address water equity and climate resilience, centering frontline communities of color and low-income communities.
Seth is also the host of “State of Water”, a podcast on clean water issues and their relationship to policy, equity, community, and climate, featuring in-depth conversations with some of Seth’s mentors at the forefront of Michigan’s Environmental Justice movement.
Born and raised in rural Northern Michigan, Seth is also a musician and arts educator, bringing a unique orientation to place and creativity into the work to build antiracist community in our region. Over the past several years, Seth has guided many entry-level conversations about Racial Justice with fellow white folks, cultivating spaces that nurture compassion, courage, and community building.