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Roundup: Six Good Reads that Have Racial Equity in Common

Thank you to the Dēmos blog for sharing resources to make sense of the student debt crisis, the administration’s Public Charge rule, the realities of our big-money political system, and more. Click here to read more.  

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Advancing Frontline Employees of Color

Employers of frontline talent face an unprecedented opportunity to advance racial equity as a source of competitive advantage.  “At a time when there are rising societal expectations for companies to embrace a more active role in society and lead with an ambitious corporate purpose, employers face an […]

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The Harvest of American Racism

In this article, economist Olugbenga Ajilore argues that in seeking to understand why communities are distressed, others often miss or ignore the fact that structural racism is at the heart of the problem – a reality that has been true throughout America’s history. Ajilore notes, “Just as […]

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Just Growth

The University of Southern California’s Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) illustrates how regions that are making progress on equity have stronger and more resilient economic growth. Learn what “just growth” means for building more racially just and sustainable communities.  Watch the short video here. 

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Systematic Inequality and American Democracy

While the nation has undoubtedly made progress, entrenched structural racism continues to corrupt American democracy and preserve racial inequality. This report by the Center for American Progress,  part of a series on structural racism in the United States, examines how lawmakers continue to protect discriminatory policies and […]

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Systematic Inequality and American Democracy

While the nation has undoubtedly made progress, entrenched structural racism continues to corrupt American democracy and preserve racial inequality. This report by the Center for American Progress,  part of a series on structural racism in the United States, examines how lawmakers continue to protect discriminatory policies and […]

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Systematic Inequality and American Democracy

While the nation has undoubtedly made progress, entrenched structural racism continues to corrupt American democracy and preserve racial inequality. This report by the Center for American Progress,  part of a series on structural racism in the United States, examines how lawmakers continue to protect discriminatory policies and […]

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Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Under 40 Forum Features RMI Training

“The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, in partnership with the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, hosted the fourth annual Under 40 Forum. The Forum brought together young leaders identified by Arkansas Business and the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal to discuss a pressing issue in the state. […]

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The Power of Perception

“If there was evidence that your communications were limiting your impact, undermining the case for equity, and possibly smearing those you seek to help, would you do something about it?” Author and CEO of the award-winning-narrative-change network BMe Community, Trabian Shorters, poses this question in “The Power […]

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Diversity Fatigue is Real

As the author of this piece notes, “commitments to ‘diversity work’ ebb and flow over the decades. The ebbing is not due to a lack of commitment or conviction. Rather, it can be debilitating to meet the demand for free lessons in cultural competency, while at the […]

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