Equity Toolkit

Foster inclusive and collaborative environments designed to achieve equitable outcomes with this toolkit developed by Inclusive Performance Strategies in conjunction with the Economic and Workforce Development Subcommittee’s Equity Action Team.

Grand Rapids Area Coalition to End Homelessness Resource Library

Use this library for community members to learn more about social issues related to housing.

Racial Equity in the Food System Resource Page

Find resources for food systems practitioners to advance racial equity, including webinars and publications such as An Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System and Measuring Racial Equity in the Food System: Established and Suggested Metrics, from Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems.

7 Steps to Advance and Embed Race Equity and Inclusion Within Your Organization

Incorporate race equity and inclusion at every stage of your work with this framework for understanding different dimensions of racism from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Living Cities Resource Page

Find resources for cross-sector leaders to close the racial income and wealth gaps.

National Equity Project Resource Page

Find resources for developing and supporting leaders to influence and transform institutions and systems.

21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

Take this challenge to better understand the origins of the concept of race, how it influences us as individuals and as an organization, and how it functions to preserve inequity in our laws, institutions and systems from the Michigan League for Public Policy.

What is Systemic Racism? [Videos]

“What Is Systemic Racism?” is an 8-part video series from Race Forward that shows how racism shows up in our lives across institutions and society: Wealth Gap, Employment, Housing Discrimination, Government Surveillance, Incarceration, Drug Arrests, Immigration Arrests, Infant Mortality