Capacity Building for Nonprofits

Racial Equity Trainings

Pursuing equitable opportunities for all Rhode Islanders and addressing the causes of inequities that exist, particularly for communities of color, are core to our strategy. Doing so requires taking an honest look at the data and our history.

We are pleased to make learning opportunities about racial equity available to the public across the state in 2020. We hope it will encourage learning and dialogue, which is one important step in our collective work about how to promote equity. The Groundwater presentation series will be provided by the Racial Equity Institute, an alliance of trainers, organizers, and institutional leaders devoted to creating racially equitable organizations and systems.

Racial Equity: A Groundwater Approach

The Groundwater presentation is a three-hour introduction to racial equity. In this presentation, organizers from the Racial Equity Institute will use stories and data to present a perspective that racism is fundamentally structural in nature. By examining characteristics of modern-day racial inequity, the presentation introduces participants to an analysis that many find immediately helpful and relevant.

Who should attend: Anybody with an interest in advancing racial equity in Rhode Island.

Upcoming trainings

CANCELLED: Friday, April 17, 9 a.m. - noon, Newport County Campus, Community College of Rhode Island.

CANCELLED: Tuesday, April 21, 1-4 p.m., San Miguel School of Providence

CANCELLED: Saturday, May 9, 1-4 p.m., Central Falls High School