Flipping the Script: White Privilege and Community Building

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation, MP Associates, Inc., Center for Assessment and Policy Development

September 11, 2005


This report defines and explores issues of white privilege and racism in community building work. The authors examine how we go about improving and bringing resources into communities that can sometimes reinforce existing power struggles and deepen racial inequality.

Table of Contents

Key Takeaway

Accountability for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

We must hold diversity, inclusion and equity to the same rigor and standards that we hold other foundation processes and operations. They are not add-ons – rather, these efforts must be integrated into an organization’s policies, practices, programs and community building efforts.

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