Common community-building strategies lose their equality if race is not considered. This 2006 fact sheet reviews 8 common strategies, what limitations they may have because of racial overtones and how to assess opportunities to make changes. This brief is part of a Race Matters toolkit. For more information, visit the Race Matters Institute website.
Racial Equity Impact Analysis
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Some otherwise good community building practices can fall short of maximizing opportunity for all if not intentionally considered for how they play out around race.
The practices we highlight are necessary for community building, but they may not be sufficient for producing opportunity for all and achieving racially equitable results within communities.