We would like to thank Food Solutions New England for inspiring this challenge. They were the first to adapt an exercise from Dr. Eddie Moore and Debby Irving’s book into the interactive 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge, which they launched in 2014.
WE CHALLENGE YOU TO TAKE...
Watch this video that explains that, while race and racism have a real and significant impact on our lives, race is a social construct and one that has changed over time.
1. For more information about race as a social construct, read this articleon how science and genetics are reshaping our understanding of race.
2. Read this article defining Anti-Racism and why the term is so powerful. If you are ready for a deep dive, you can listen to thepodcast featuring historian Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to be An Antiracist.
3. Participating with a group? Check out thistoolkitfor further engagement and discussion ideas throughout the challenge.
DID YOU KNOW? Only 9 percent of Foundation grants are allocated to communities of color.
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