"Diversity is something to celebrate not run away from. DEI is not a boogeyman; it’s actually a superpower." Candace Moore, Esq., Senior Strategic Advisor

We’ve been talking about DEI all wrong

In her op-ed for The Grio, Senior Strategic Advisor Candace Moore, Esq. shares how DEI builds our strength to embrace change and why it's needed to overcome the hurdles preventing our nation's progress.

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A National Campaign for Equitable Schools

Public School Strong is a national campaign with one simple goal. We’re convincing local policymakers that every child — regardless of zip code, race, gender or ethnicity — deserves to have equitable access to quality public schools that don’t discriminate.

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Convince Your Employer to Attend Facing Race

Need to convince your employer why you should be at #FacingRace? We have just what you need. Use our resources to lay out all the facts for attending the nation's largest, multiracial, intergenerational conference of its kind.

We build power 
in our communities

We work with communities to build the collective power necessary to counter structural racism. Connected and aligned individuals, organizations, and movements standing together to inspire positive change can build a just, multiracial, democratic society.



We convene people across all sectors into collaborative spaces for racial justice movement building.



We provide training to help people develop skills and strategies to understand, challenge,  and address structural and institutional racial inequities.



We develop toolkits to provide guidance for building collaborative racial equity strategies, cultures, and practices.

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We offer analysis of  how systemic racism leads to inequitable outcomes in different areas and highlight ways to foster and strengthen social change.

We Work with Government to Transform Institutions and Sectors

Deepening the ability of local, regional, and federal government to eliminate racial inequity drives larger systemic and institutional change across multiple levels of society.

The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE)

A national network of local, regional, and state government jurisdictions working to achieve racial equity in their policies and practices, GARE equips racial equity practitioners in government with skills, resources, tools, and strategic approaches to build and sustain racial equity across sectors to improve opportunities for all. 

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Federal Initiative to Govern for Racial Equity (FIRE)

An initiative aimed at creating sustained racial equity change across the federal government. FIRE helps federal partners to organize for and operationalize racial equity.

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We Harness the Power of Narrative to Transform Culture

We construct new, effective narratives that build power to achieve racial equity and advance racial justice.

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Narrative Strategy

We use Narrative Strategy to tell our story of how a racially just society benefits all of us. Through the practice of sharing connected and ongoing stories across multiple mediums and platforms, we are able to build a powerful narrative that reinforces the need for a just, multiracial democracy while countering harmful narratives. 

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Race Forward works with community advocates and organizations to build power in communities and bridge connections to effect policy change that centers community voices in decision-making. 



How do we implement effective co-governance? Watch How Government Can Deliver Lasting Racial Justice Wins, a conversation between community organizers and government practitioners. 

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Momentum at the White House: On his last day as Special Advisor to the President and Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council, Chiraag Bains sits down with Momentum podcast to talk about President Biden’s commitment to racial equity across the federal government.