Race Matters: Community Building Strategies

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

April 12, 2006

Summary

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. 

Key Takeaway

Racial Equity Impact Analysis

Use the Racial Equity Impact Analysis on any practice to identify limitations. Don't be afraid to add new steps or necessary actions to insure equal opportunity exists in any community-building strategy. 

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