The Race Matters Institute – What We Do

The Race Matters Institute works toward a more just and vibrant nation where every child, family and community thrives.  For more than a decade we have helped government units, nonprofits, community-based and regional organizations, philanthropies, and state and national networks to become more race-informed and equity-focused in their work.

Our customized training, technical assistance, coaching, and product development advance concrete actions in both operations and programming that strengthen an organization’s mission performance.  We focus specifically on promoting racial equity in organizational strategies, policies, and practices as a complement to the work of others who focus on racial equity at the individual and interpersonal levels.  Please let us know how we can assist you.


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Need a quick assessment? Most organizations have room to grow to ensure that their work produces good results for everyone.  We invite you to click below to take our Racial Equity Organizational Assessment.  See if you are taking the steps that are usually needed to achieve the equitable results you and your staff want.

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The Race Matters Institute is best known for its introductory Race Matters training and the follow-up technical assistance and coaching that move ideas and plans to action.  Based on the key building blocks for doing equity-focused work, we offer three user-friendly tools from the Race Matters Toolkit to help organizations do the everyday work that produces meaningful change. We invite you to browse our full complement of offerings and see what is new.


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