It’s Time to Talk: How to Start Conversations About Racial Inequities

A Race for Results Case Study

Posted September 9, 2015
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation
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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.

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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.