Tag: racial equity

15 Cities Selected for New “Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation” Initiative

Across the country, issues of racial equity continue to spark unrest in communities. In cities and towns both small and large, our country has been made to repeatedly stare into the face of our scarred past — and to acknowledge the long road ahead. In order to provide support to city leaders and communities dealing

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In Providence, Fighting Climate Change Starts With Racial Equity

Last week, NLC’s Shafaq Choudtry talked with Leah Bamberger and Monica Huertas of Providence, Rhode Island, to discuss how the city is proactively working with communities of color as a key strategy in combating the impacts of climate change. The city is one of the participants in NLC’s Leadership in Community Resilience Program. Leah Bamberger

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Racial Equity: The Responsibility and Opportunity for Local Governments

This post was written by Julie Nelson, Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley and former Director of the City of Seattle’s Office for Civil Rights.  Having worked for government for 25 years, I have seen the potential for it to be a powerful force for equity

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