Game Changer
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A Day Without Immigrants

February 16, 2017
By Yanique Redwood

I met with Darakshan Raja this morning to discuss the basics—how things are going as a new member of the board and how I might be supportive. The conversation that we ended up having was far from basic. I learned that she had closed her organization The Washington Peace Center in support of A Day

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Beware of the Racial Equity Bandwagon

February 9, 2017
By Yanique Redwood

Issues of race and racism dominated the media and political landscape over the past two years. During that time, I was heartened that racism was again on the table and that so many in the social sector were talking about it.

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Why a Racial Equity Approach is Better for DC

December 7, 2016
By Jackie Lendsey

A week ago today, the Consumer Health Foundation and the Meyer Foundation hosted DC in Color: Advancing Health, Economic and Racial Equity to release Urban Institute data on equity in DC.

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