Lessons from 5 Cities Operationalizing Racial Equity


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Living Cities shares a learning report that highlights lessons learned from the work of five cities operationalizing racial equity, including Albuquerque, Austin, Grand Rapids, Louisville, and Philadelphia.

Living Cities provided technical support and coaching to these cities through partnership with the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) a project of Race Forward and the Center for Social Inclusion, and the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society.

The cities involved in REI (racial equity and inclusion) are just five of the hundreds of municipalities that work with GARE and others to operationalize racial equity.

The report aims to add depth of writing and collective learning on racial equity. Read the Entire Article


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