Operationalize Racial Equity

Over the past several years, Living Cities has been working internally and externally to operationalize racial equity and inclusion. This effort isn’t limited to our hiring, but covers all our work — from how we contract to how we design our local initiatives. Explore how our organization and others whom we work with are embedding racial equity and inclusion at all levels and functions.

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  • Pulse Checking Progress Toward Operationalizing REI: Arts, Culture & Healing

    In 2017, we released an internal learning report titled  “What Does it Take to Embed a Racial Equity &…

  • Holding Space to Reckon and Reimagine: An Interview with Evelyn Burnett

    AS: The Closing the Gaps Network (CTG) was very intentional about partnering with you specifically, and with Third Space…

  • Just Say Black

    I work in circles where we talk a lot about “people of color” (POC). We discuss what POC need…

  • Cultural Equity to Achieve Social Change in New Haven, Conn.

    From local government officials to philanthropic stakeholders to Living Cities staff, this story is one in a series that…

  • Youth and Philanthropy Co-Design an Equitable Minnesota

    From local government officials to philanthropic stakeholders to Living Cities staff, this story is one in a series that…

  • Building an Anti-racist City During COVID

    From local government officials to philanthropic stakeholders to Living Cities staff, this story is one in a series that…

  • Using Resilience to Build an Equitable Minneapolis

    From local government officials to philanthropic stakeholders to Living Cities staff, this story is one in a series that…

  • ABQ Leader Reimagines Government’s Role in Equity

    From local government officials to philanthropic stakeholders to Living Cities staff, this story is one in a series that…

  • Institutionalizing and Operationalizing Racial Equity in City Hall, Community and Beyond

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    These case studies are stories of people and places across the country changing policies and practices to intentionally center…

  • CHECKING IN WITH OUR HUMANITY V2

    CHECKING IN WITH OUR HUMANITY V2OVERVIEWEmbedding racial equity into an organizational culture requires intentional work everyday. On a personal…