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Racial Equity Seminars

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

(NEW) NLC University: Leadership 201: REAL Action – Advancing Racial Equity in Local Government Part II

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As a continuation of the 101-level course, this is the next level of learning in which you will get an opportunity to dig deeper into understanding the components of institutional and systemic racism. Participants will explore best practices for addressing these challenges in local government. Specialists from the NLC REAL (Race, Equity and Leadership) team... Read more »

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

(NEW) Leadership 301: REAL Action – Advancing Racial Equity in Local Justice Reform Initiatives

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Building upon the foundational learning from 101 and 201, participants will explore the opportunities, challenges, and best practices for advancing racial equity through criminal justice focused policies, practices and initiatives. Specialists from NLC’s REAL (Race, Equity, and Leadership) and Justice Reform and Youth Engagement teams will navigate you through case studies of what municipal governments... Read more »

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

FILM: The House We Live In

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Race is not biology. It is a social construct ingrained in politics, economics and culture—and carries various economic impacts and outcomes for communities. Learn the ways America’s institutions and policies, such as redlining and housing policy, advantage some groups at the expense of others. After the film, join in on a dynamic discussion that will... Read more »