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REI Racial Equity Presentation

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Racial Equity Institute presents “A Groundwater Approach to Racial Equity”, sponsored by Durham County and the Durham Chamber of Commerce.

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

Register here.

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



February 21
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Carolina Theater
309 West Morgan Street
Durham, North Carolina 27701
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