"A Groundwater Approach to Racial Equity"

September 24, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

The Racial Equity Institute Presents “A Groundwater Approach to Racial Equity”

Sponsored by Durham Chamber of Commerce and Durham County Department of Public Health

Register here. This is a free event but registration is required and will close when it’s full.  Please share this email with your networks. 

When: Monday September 24, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00 pm. Doors open at 8:15.  Please arrive early to ensure parking and sign in. 

Where: Carolina Theatre, 309 West Morgan Street Durham, NC 27701.  There is metered street parking and a parking deck available for a fee.  Please carpool if you are able.   

What: In the half-day Groundwater Approach workshop, trainers use data and stories from a variety of sources to demonstrate the ongoing and pervasive impact of race. This research-based presentation focuses on the following six points that are essential to understanding the realities of systemic racism as a predictor of outcomes in all institutions.

  1.  Racial inequity looks the same across systems.
  2.  Socio-economic difference does not explain the racial inequity.
  3.  Systems contribute significantly to disparities.
  4.  The systems-level disparities cannot be explained by a few ‘bad apples’ or ill-intentioned gatekeepers.
  5.  Poor outcomes are concentrated in certain geographic communities; usually poor communities and communities of color.
  6.  An analysis that includes race often draws starkly different conclusions than one that does not.

Cost: Free. 

For more information, please contact Kelly Warnock at kwarnock@dconc.gov or Pashara Black at pblack@durhamchamber.org.

Please register here.

Registration will close when seats are full.