New Report Offers Sweeping Four-Year Plan to 
Increase Racial Equity in Dane County, Wisconsin

The Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) and Government Alliance on Race & Equity (GARE) released a four-year comprehensive plan to increase racial equity in Dane County, Wisconsin. The goal is to make Dane County government more inclusive and engaging, increase access to economic prosperity, ensure the safety of all neighborhoods, and promote good health for all residents.

Working with Dane County government officials, the report is the culmination of a six-month process that assessed the current state of racial equity in Dane County internal government operations, programs, and policies, and provides recommendations and indicators for success.

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How the Public Sector Can Push For Racial Equity Through Energy Policy Reform

New article by Anthony Giancatarino, Center for Social Inclusion

We don’t often think about moving a racial equity agenda through state or local energy policies.  Yet, as states gear up for the implementation of the federal Clean Power Plan and plan for the development of more renewable energy production, the nation faces a tremendous opportunity to tackle these efforts using a specific racial equity framework.

The Center for Social Inclusion has worked with grassroots community organizations, leaders of color, and environmental advocates to create policy ideas and build strategies that center racial equity within energy and climate policies.  Last month, communities across New York pushed the Public Service Commission to adopt a forward thinking community renewables policy.

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Webinar: Using Board and Commission Appointments to Advance Racial Equity

Watch yesterday's webinar co-presented by GARE and the CSI. Presenters include the Department of Neighborhood & Community Relations in the City of Minneapolis and the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute of the Nexus Community Partners.

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Limited space — sign up now! Join us on October 1 in Boston for a workshop.

“Advancing Racial Equity: the Role of Government” will provide an introduction to the role, responsibilities and opportunities for government to advance racial equity.

If you work for government or with government, this is the workshop for you!

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