Over the past decade, a growing field of practice has emerged. This Resource Guide is based on the lessons learned from practitioners, as well as experts from academia and advocacy organizations.
Across the country, more and more cities, counties, and states are making commitments to achieve racial equity. When government focuses on the power and influence of their own institution and works in partnership with others, significant leverage and expansion opportunities emerge, setting the stage for the achievement of racial equity in our communities.
Across the country, we have seen the introduction of many policies and programmatic efforts to advance racial equity. These individual approaches are important, but are not sufficient. To achieve racial equity, government needs a comprehensive strategy to normalize conversations about race, operationalize new policies and organizational cultures, and organize to achieve racial equity.