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New RET Resources - June 2019

Hello RET Community, 

We're pleased to share a great list of new resources for June, 2019. As always, we hope that they are of use to you in your work.

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Shakti Butler, World Trust Educational Services
Sally Leiderman and Stephanie Halbert Jones, Center for Assessment and Policy Development
Maggie Potapchuk, MP Associates

Please note that the next RET newsletter will be in August 2019. 


What Reparations for Slavery Might Look Like in 2019
Patricia Cohen, The New York Times

Targeted Universalism: Policy and Practice
john a. powell, Stephen Menendian, Wendy Ake, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

What Do We Mean When We Say, “Structural Racism”?: A Walk Down West Florissant Avenue, Ferguson, Missouri 
Walter Johnson, Kalfou

The Intersectionality Wars
Jane Coaston, VOX

We Were Children - The Traumatic Legacy of Residential Schools

Decolonizing Together: Moving Beyond a Politics of Solidarity Toward a Practice of Decolonization
Harsh Walia, Briarpatch Magazine 

The Road Not Taken: Housing and Criminal Justice 50 Years After the Kerner Commission Report
Stephen Menendian and Richard Rothstein, with Nirali Beri, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Slavery in Effect: A History Design Studio Briefing
Franzika Blome

Interactive Time-Lapse Map Shows How the U.S. Took More Than 1.5 Billion Acres From Native Americans
Rebecca Onion and Claudio Saunt

There’s Overwhelming Evidence That the Criminal-Justice System Is Racist. Here’s the Proof.
Radley Balko, The Washington Post

$23 Billion

More Black than Blue: Politics and Power in 2019 Black Census
Black Futures Lab

An Antiracist Reading List
Ibram X. Kendi, The New York Times


2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book
The Annie E. Casey Foundation 

One Fairfax: A Brief History of a County-Wide Plan to Advance Equity and Opportunity
Kyle McCarthy, Center for the Study of Social Policy

Democracy Rising: The End of Florida’s History of Felony Disenfranchisement and Launch of a New Age of Empowerment
Advancement Project

Changing the Future: Building Racial Equity Across Baltimore's Workforce Ecosystem
Elizabeth J. Kennedy, Associated Black Charities            

Leaking Talent: How People of Color are Pushed Out of Environmental Organizations
Stefanie K. Johnson,

Water/Color: A Study of Race & The Water Affordability Crisis in America's Cities
The Thurgood Marshall Institute at the NAACP Legal Defence and Educational Fund

Racial Equity Implementation Guide for Food Hubs: A Framework for Translating Values Into Organizational Action
Tamara Jones, Dara Cooper, Simran Noor, Alsie Parks, Race Forward

Why the Highlander Attack Matters
Robin D.G. Kelley and Makani Themba, The Nation

Advancing Immigrant, Muslim, and Refugee Justice In A Period Of Ascendant White Nationalism
Political Research Associates

Segregated by Design
Richard Rothstein 

State of Foundation Funding for the Pro-Immigrant Movement: A Movement Investment Project Brief
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

Philanthropy’s Power to Disrupt Tyranny – Starting With Itself
Jeanné Lewis, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

Learning in Philanthropy: A Guidebook
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

RE-TOOL: Racial Equity in the Planning Process
Eleanor Savage, Jerome Foundation Program Director

America Has Tried Reparations Before. Here Is How It Went
Adeel Hassan and Jack Healy, The New York Times

Ta-Nehisi Coates: Reparations Are Not Just About Slavery But Also Centuries of Theft & Racial Terror
Democracy Now

Leadership Competencies That Integrate Racial Equity
Tina Lopes

Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap
Building Movement Project

Shifting Power from the Inside Out: Lessons on Becoming Member-Led from Mujeres Unidas y Activas

Moving Forward Together: CSSP’s Journey to Center Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
Center for the Study of Social Policy

Reckoning with Structural Racism in Research: LBJ’s Legacy and Urban’s Next 50
Cameron Okeke and Nancy G. La Vigne

Racial Equity Value Statements
Partnership for a Healthy Durham

What Does it Take to Embed a Racial Equity & Inclusion Lens?
Racial Equity & Inclusion Learning Question Team, Living Cities

Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable

Getting Ready for Racial Equity Work: Lessons Learned for City Governments From the Racial Equity Here Initiative
Living Cities 

Lost River Racial Justice

Racial Equity Plan Manual 
Office of Equity and Human Rights, City of Portland 

Network Toolkit for Network Weavers
June Holley,


A Cultural Strategy: An Introduction and a Primer
Art/Work Practice (AWP)

Titus Kaphar: How Can We Address Centuries of Racism in Art?
TED Radio Hour, NPR

Why People of Color Need Spaces Without White People
Kelsey Blackwell, The Arrow

Civic Engagement Narrative Change
Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Realizing a More Inclusive Electorate: Identity, Knowledge, Mobilization
Joshua Clark, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Healing in Action: A Toolkit for Black Lives Matter Healing Justice and Direct Action
Black Lives Matter

Tools for Addressing Chapter Conflict
Black Lives Matter

Re-railing the Conversation on Race
Autumn Brown - Anti-Oppression Resource & Training Alliance (AORTA), and Danielle Sered

Driving Toward Equity - Building a Racial Equity Team
Urban Sustainability Directors Network

Blueprint for Belonging Popular Education Curriculum Resources
Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Targeted Universalism: Animated Video + Curriculum
Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Racial Equity in Service to Collective Impact and Movement Building: The Blueprint North Carolina Story
Judia Holton, Emelia Cowans-Taylor, Erin Byrd, Roxane Richir, and Ivanna Gonzalez

The Roles of Foundation Board Trustees and Foundation Staff Must Radically Change
Vu Le,Nonprofit AF

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Nonprofit Bylaws
Michele Berger, NEO Law Group

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Shakti Butler, World Trust Educational Services
Sally Leiderman and Stephanie Halbert Jones, Center for Assessment and Policy Development
Maggie Potapchuk, MP Associates

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