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REI's Groundwater Approach to Racial Equity - Durham, April 13, 2019

  • Duke Memorial UMC 504 West Chapel Hill Street Durham, NC, 27701 United States (map)

REI's Groundwater Approach to Racial Equity

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In this three hour "Groundwater Approach to Racial Equity" workshop, trainers from the Racial Equity Institute (REI) use data and stories from a variety of sources to demonstrate the ongoing and pervasive impact of race. This research-based presentation focuses on the following six points that are essential to understanding the realities of systemic racism as a predictor of outcomes in all institutions:

1. Racial inequity looks the same across systems.

2. Socio-economic difference does not explain the racial inequity.

3. Systems contribute significantly to disparities.

4. The systems-level disparities cannot be explained by a few ‘bad apples’ or ill-intentioned gatekeepers.

5. Poor outcomes are concentrated in certain geographic communities; usually poor communities and communities of color. 

6. An analysis that includes race often draws starkly different conclusions than one that does not. 

Cost: Sliding scale $5-30 (childcare and light refreshments provided)

Sponsored by: OAR Durham

Contributing sponsors: Duke Memorial United Methodist Church and Central Park School for Children.

For more information contact:

Veronica Terry
OAR Durham