The Casey Foundation centers racial and ethnic equity and inclusion practices across all areas of its work to ensure all young people in and transitioning from foster care experience equitable outcomes. Learn about how the Foundation builds capacity to advance racial and ethnic equity and inclusion.
The Casey Foundation has developed a set of four guides with meeting materials for leaders to hold facilitated conversations about dismantling racism within systems that affect young people:
- Understanding the Basics
Introduces concepts and terms that are relevant to advancing equity and inclusion.
- Discovering Self
Supports a strengths-based exploration of identity development.
- Digging Deep
Reviews 400 years of child welfare and juvenile justice systems in the United States.
- Sharing Power
Gives an overview of youth organizing in the United States.
Embracing Equity: 7 Steps to Advance and Embed Race Equity and Inclusion Within Your Organization
This guide provides a clear framework for undertaking the important work of incorporating race equity and inclusion at every stage of work.