This report tells how KIDS COUNT advocates in Nebraska, Wisconsin and Washington used solid data, leadership and citizen engagement to spur race-based legislation and community change. It is the first installment in the five-part Race for Results Case Study series, which explores the intersection of kids, race and opportunity in America.

September 9, 2015

Race for Results Case Studies

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    How to start a meaningful dialogue about race.

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    How to use data to enhance these conversations.

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    How to go from talking about race to legislative action.

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    Resources to help drive conversations on race.

Key Takeaway

Wanted: Engaging, honest conversations about race

In America, too many systems, policies and processes perpetuate structural racism and harm the very children of color they are supposed to help. To fix this, leaders must learn how to inspire action aimed at removing racial barriers and brightening the futures of all kids. This process begins with a simple step: Championing sincere, authentic conversations about race.

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations