Racial Equity Impact Assessment

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Race Forward

May 10, 2009


This two-page brief hits the highlights for racial change. It tells what a Racial Equity Impact Assessment is, why it’s important, and how decision makers can use this new tool to help reduce, eliminate and prevent racial inequities and discrimination.

Table of Contents

Key Takeaway

America: the home of the brave, the free…and deep racial divides

Institutional racism is the routine — and often invisible and unintentional — creation of inequitable social opportunities and outcomes. And it remains a very real problem in America today.

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations