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January 2018

$45 – $100

GARE California State Convening: Staying the Course for Racial Equity

January 31, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm UTC-8
Hilton San Francisco – Union Square, 333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Join this one-day gathering on January 31, that will connect with the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in San Francisco. GARE's Statewide Convening is an outstanding opportunity for setting statewide alignment of specific practice and policy targets for jurisdictions, as well as a recruitment opportunity aimed at broadening the number of jurisdictions in California engaged in the work. GARE currently engages more than 30 jurisdictions throughout California that represent 23.2 million of the state’s residents. This is a critical moment in the growing movement in government…

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February 2018


Register now for the New Partners for Smart Growth GARE Pre-Con Advancing Racial Equity: Seizing the Moment

February 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-8

WHEN: Thursday, February 1, 2018,  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM WHERE: San Francisco, CA COST: $49 (Advance registration is required) With our nation in one of the most heated conversation on issues of race in generations, the question of the role of government in resolving some of our most persistent economic and social challenges have emerged as central to local, state and national policy. How local governments respond to the myriad of pressures they face from federal initiatives, divisive political debates and…

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Register now for the Kerner Commission at 50 Conference!

February 27, 2018 - March 3, 2018
Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkeley, 2475 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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WHEN: February 27 - March 1, 2018 MAIN LOCATION: Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkeley, 2475 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 (registration details below) SATELLITE LOCATION: Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 2nd Floor Theater, 830 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202 (registration details here) WHO: More than 30 relevant experts, scholars, and ex-members of the Kerner Commission The "Race & Inequality in America: The Kerner Commission at 50" conference aims to serve as a landmark, comprehensive investigation of race in American society. The conference will be held February 27-March…

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March 2018


Register now for Advancing Racial Equity: The Role of Government, Wisconsin

March 7, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm UTC-6

The Government Alliance on Race and Equity, in partnership with The Wisconsin Racial Equity Alliance, is convening on March 7 in Appleton, WI. This event is designed to: Increase understanding of and commitment to racial equity and the role that government can play in advancing it, share local and national racial equity effective practices, and further cross-jurisdictional, cross-community, and cross-sector partnerships.
This event is an opportunity to learn more about the growing movement to create an effective and inclusive democracy that advances racial equity.

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April 2018


The Power of Partnership Conference

April 13, 2018 - April 17, 2018
Empire State Building, 350 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10118
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WHEN: Friday, April 13, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT WHERE: LinkedIn - New York Office, Empire State Building, 350 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10118 COST: Free A recent spate of articles report that no matter their background, Black folks are faced with seemingly insurmountable odds in pursuit of equitable opportunities leading to economic freedom. Powerful partnerships are needed to close an array of opportunity gaps that created these unjust outcomes. You are invited to celebrate the beginning of the…

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Inclusive Growth Toolkit Webinar: Finding the Right Policy Tools for Your Community

April 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-8

  Join GARE and Grounded Solutions for an Inclusive Growth Toolkit Webinar!  WHEN: Tuesday 24 April 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM EST REGISTER HERE How can communities best advance racial equity through housing policies? Grounded Solutions Network’s inclusive growth toolkit helps communities understand housing policies available to promote economic and racial equity and the approaches that work best for their local context. Hear how leaders in the field have implemented housing policies, including policies from the inclusive growth toolkit, which…

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Race Matters: 25 Years Later, with Cornel West (in SF)

April 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-8

Join the San Francisco Human Rights Commission (HRC) as we welcome Dr. Cornel West, one of our most provocative contemporary American intellectuals, for the 25th anniversary of his seminal book, Race Matters. Purchasing tiers are as follows: Pre-Reception 5:30pm - Free (San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch, 100 Larkin St) Race Matters - 25 Years Later, 7pm - The Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes Street ($10) Post-Event Reception - Receive a copy of Dr. West's book, Race Matters ($25) Published in 1994, Race…

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August 2018


Register now for Governing for Racial Equity: California’s State-Level Capitol Cohort Webinar

August 21, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

This Web Forum is recommended for state and local government employees in California and throughout the nation, racial equity practitioners and advocates, members of the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) network, and state employees interested in the Government Alliance on Race and Equity network.

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October 2018

Webinar: Advancing Racial Equity in your Libraries

October 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-8

This webinar, presented by the Race Forward Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE), presents an overview of concepts and approaches libraries are using to reduce racial barriers in their work.

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GARE Webinar: Using Our Power to Advance Racial Equity

October 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-8

Please join the GARE Network as we host a special webinar featuring speakers from our five Racial Equity Here cities: Grand Rapids, Philadelphia, Louisville, Austin, and Albuquerque. Our panel will describe how they deployed difference forms of power to advance racial equity and build a more just and inclusive democracy. To achieve a truly inclusive democracy, government must proactively tackle institutional and structural racism. Racial inequities currently exist across all indicators for success, including education, criminal justice, jobs, housing, public…

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