WRAG is pleased to announce that it will partner with the Racial Equity and Leadership Initiative of the National League of Cities to host a regional summit in 2019, tentatively called Race, Racism and the Future of Greater Washington.
Putting Racism on the Table
Last year, WRAG's president Tamara Copeland was named the Waldemar Nielsen Visiting Fellow, Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. As part of her time at Georgetown, Tamara oversaw a research project to assess the impact of the 2016 Putting Racism on the Table series.
In the 2nd session of WRAG and LGW’s Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity series, Dr. Robin DiAngelo discussed the way race shapes the lives of white people.
In the second session of the Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity series, Dr. Ibram Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, discussed how structural racism is constructed by the interplay of racist ideas and racist policies.
Read WRAG president Tamara Copeland's op-ed in the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
In the first session of the Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity series, facilitator Inca Mohamed explains how to build a multi-sector community for racial equity.
Tamara Copeland, WRAG’s president, presents the video of the kick-off event in the 2018 Putting Racism on the Table series.
In her latest column, WRAG's president Tamara Copeland describes her personal path toward racial healing.
Last week, Philip Walsh of Maine Initiatives presented on his foundation's approach toward advancing racial justice: participatory grantmaking.