Practice Guide

Advancing race equity and inclusion can sometimes seem daunting and often leaves many wondering how and where to start. One way to achieve social change in an organization is to incorporate race equity and inclusion at every stage of work. The seven steps in this guide provide a clear framework for undertaking this important work. This tool adds to the resources already created by partners who have been working in the field. It works by demonstrating how a race equity lens can be adopted by foundations or other organizations that work directly with systems, technical assistance providers and communities.

January 8, 2015

In This Report, You’ll Learn

  1. 1

    A framework for understanding different dimensions of racism.

  2. 2

    How to identify and analyze the root causes of racial inequities.

  3. 3

    Key terms, concepts and definitions relevant to race equity.

  4. 4

    How to talk about race by establishing shared values and a common understanding.

  1. 5

    How to advance and embed race equity and inclusion in your organization.

  2. 6

    Questions that bring together stakeholders to achieve social change.

  3. 7

    How to set goals for racial equity and track and measure progress.

  4. 8

    How to assess the impact of policies and other actions on racial and ethnic groups.

Key Takeaway

Racial justice advocacy today must focus on preventing racism

Anyone can advocate for social justice. To help prevent racism and ensure race equity, start where you are and with the people around you to champion and embed inclusion within your organization. 

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