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Race Forward’s multiracial, intergenerational staff of racial equity experts are recognized thought leaders, race relations and political analysts, presenters, trainers, and commentators.

  
Our team regularly appears in the media to discuss the racial intersections and implications of key issues such as: education, reproductive justice, housing, LGBTQI+ movement, faith, voting rights, healthcare, immigration, and criminal justice. Our unique insights are gathered from our work with both community and government. 


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Statements
Race Forward Denounces Violence Against Campus Protests; Calls for Permanent Cease-Fire in Gaza

“The right to protest (assemble) is a First Amendment right and students on college campuses have been exercising this right for decades,” states Glenn Harris, President of Race Forward.

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In the Wake of Another Racially Motivated Mass Shooting, It’s Time to Change the Rhetoric

“For all people who say dialogue on racial equity and teaching about race and racism is unnecessary, this latest racial motivated attack suggests otherwise,” Glenn Harris, President, Race Forward.

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Affirmative Action Ruling an Attack on Equal Protection, Further Undermines Democracy

“Today’s Supreme Court decision on affirmative action makes clear the current U.S. Supreme Court is intent on undermining the Constitutional framework of civil rights by refusing to recognize and address the systemic nature of racism,” stated Glenn Harris, President of Race Forward.

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Releases
Race Forward and Americans for the Arts unveil the Anchor Projects for the Inaugural Cultural Week of Action

Fourteen local organizations, from Alaska to Alabama, are set to lead thought-provoking programs that advance a multiracial democracy throughout the week of September 27 to October 5, 2024.

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Race Forward Celebrates Fair Housing Month, Announces Housing, Land and Justice Artists Fellows

Race Forward, a national nonprofit working to catalyze movement building for racial justice, today announced the nine artist fellows, who are participating in its 2024 Housing, Land, and Justice Artist Fellowship. Each fellow received $20,000 to produce an original artwork or cultural production using media, visual or performance art that incorporates the core narrative and one rich storytelling theme from the housing justice story platform published in the PolicyLink Housing Justice Narrative Toolkit.

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Race Forward, COLORLINES, to Release Women Transcend, a Narrative Project Highlighting the Impact of the Carceral System on Women

COLORLINES, published by Race Forward, today announced the release of Women Transcend, a multimedia storytelling initiative and film produced in collaboration with formerly incarcerated Black women activists.

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