Save the date for the Race, Equity & the Future of Greater Washington Regional Summit, June 11, 2020, at THEARC, where over 800 regional leaders from Greater Washington will convene to examine existing disparities and co-create a new path toward a racially just and equitable region.
Jacqueline Lassey is an African-American student at Richard Wright Public Charter School in Washington, DC. She is an aspiring writer and athlete, and the second author featured as part of the WRAG Journalism Fellows project.
WRAG’s Racial Equity Working Group recently adopted an anti-Black racism frame to guide its work. In an op-ed, Tamara Copeland, WRAG’s president, discusses why this is necessary, as philanthropy begins to explore its role in helping to create a world free of racism.
WRAG's president Tamara Copeland reflects on WRAG and LGW's recent Civil Rights Learning Journey.
A statement from WRAG's Racial Equity Working Group.
At the sixth session of WRAG & LGW's learning series, Dr. Manuel Pastor discussed building a regional, multi-ethnic movement for racial equity.
The fifth session of Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity features Julie Nelson (Race Forward and the Government Alliance on Race and Equity) and Karla Bruce (Fairfax County Government).
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.