- Create a network of racial equity specialists and leaders seeking to connect to a deeper purpose within ourselves and to create community with each other
- Create a space to reflect and learn from each other and to craft approaches to the challenges of advancing racial equity and DEI within our institutions
- Sharpen our collective analysis and understanding of racial inequities in the Bay Area
- Acquire tools, resources, and knowledge to advance racial equity and DEI -- personally, institutionally, and in our communities
- Apply the knowledge we gain and create action plans to move our institutions on racial equity and DEI
What will you get out of participating in the REA Institute?
- Opportunities to reflect on your personal agency and to grow your effectiveness to work on racial equity and DEI
- Opportunity to meet like-minded specialists and leaders across sectors to build a network of colleagues for support and advice
- Hear from field leaders and community experts across multiple sectors on racial equity and DEI
- 1:1 coaching between sessions with Alice Y. Hom, NCG Director, Equity and Social Justice
- Tools, resources, and knowledge to advance racial equity--personally, institutionally, and in our communities
- Participants will leave with personal leadership development and institutional action plans to move racial equity efforts based on their respective situations
We’re looking for people who:
- Are responsible for the implementation of racial equity and DEI efforts at their current institution;
- Have a level of influence/authority to introduce new ideas, programs and understand their institution’s operations, systems, programs, and leadership structure;
- Embrace reflection and are open to being challenged/inspired by different ideas on practicing racial equity and DEI work;
- Seek a space to connect with others for support, to build relationships, and to problem-solve on racial equity and DEI challenges.
Our ideal cohort will be comprised of 15-20 people representing a broad range of demographics within the business, government, nonprofit, and philanthropy sectors. We are intentional about creating a space where people whose lived experiences informs their understanding of racial equity as it's playing out today and encourage them to apply.