Racial Justice Tools


What is Systemic Racism? [VIDEOS]

“What Is Systemic Racism?” is an 8-part video series showing how racism shows up in our lives across institutions and society… yes, systemic racism is really a thing.

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Creating Cultures and Practices for Racial Equity

This set of tools that emerged from Race Forward’s Racial Equity in the Arts Innovation Lab to help artists, arts advocates, culture bearers, and cultural workers to imagine, plan, and implement racial equity strategies in arts organizations.

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#BannedWords Campaign

Race Forward is organizing in communities, governments, the arts and culture sector, education, and everywhere racial justice work is done to undo Trump’s Executive Order banning racial justice work. Join us now in fighting to end it!

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Energy Democracy: Honoring the Past and Investing in a New Energy Economy

Energy Democracy is a framework that is grounded in the solutions of BIPOC communities to invest in a regenerative economy that sustains our people and our planet.