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.

May 10, 2009

Race Matters Collection

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    An overview of Racial Equity Impact Assessments.

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    Why these examinations are important.

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    When to conduct one of these examinations.

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    Sample questions to ask to help identify racial inequities.

Key Takeaway

America: the home of the brave, the freeā€¦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.  

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