Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation

Publication date: 
June, 2015

Race Forward is a national nonprofit whose mission is to build awareness, solutions and leadership for racial justice by generating transformative ideas, information and experiences. The organization defines racial justice as "the systematic fair treatment of people of all races, resulting in equitable opportunities and outcomes for all" and works to advance its mission through media, research and leadership development. Tools for philanthropists and policymakers include the Racial Justice Leadership Institute the Racial Justice Webinar Series:

  • Challenging Racism Systematically with Terry Keleher and Nayantara Sen (recorded July 2012): Get familiar with the different levels of racism and operate from a proactive racial justice framework. This session takes a systematic approach to addressing racism, focuses on its causes, and looks for changes participants can advance. Develop a strategy to move your ideas and solutions forward!
  • Changing the Conversation on Race with Terry Keleher and Kai Wright (recorded March 2012): Avoid the pitfalls of talking about race, and learn to change the conversation. This webinar will give you practical tools, methods and ideas for talking effectively about racism. Move from discussion towards action with examples from ARC’s training framework and the award-winning website Colorlines.com.
  • Taking Real Steps Towards Racial Justice with Terry Keleher (recorded April 2012): Find practical solutions for increasing racial equity! This session will teach you techniques to counteract unconscious bias, as well as identify opportunities for advancing racial justice. The webinar will feature case studies from across the nation, where groups moved towards institutionalizing racial equity.