Racial Equity Resource Library

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PBS

Race: The Power of an Illusion, “The House We Live In”

Part of a larger series deconstructing our idea of race, this chapter focuses on how racist housing policy led to de facto and de jure segregation and the racial wealth gap we see today. (Run time 29:18)

Part of a larger series deconstructing our idea of race, this chapter focuses on how racist housing policy led to de facto and de jure segregation and the racial wealth gap we see today. (Run time 29:18)

Tool
2021
Othering & Belonging Institute

The Roots of Structural Racism Project

A project from the UC Berkeley Othering & Belonging Institute to investigate the persistence of racial residential segregation across the United States. The project includes a national segregation report, an interactive mapping tool, and other elements that help us better understand segregation and work toward integration across our nation.

A project from the UC Berkeley Othering & Belonging Institute to investigate the persistence of racial residential segregation across the United States. The project includes a national segregation report, an interactive mapping tool, and other elements that help us better understand segregation and work toward integration across our nation.

Video
Little Giant Creative

A Dream Deferred

The story of how racist zoning and housing policy shaped Philadelphia (Run time 28:10)

The story of how racist zoning and housing policy shaped Philadelphia (Run time 28:10)

women of color speaking
Program
Urban Habitat

Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute

Urban Habitat’s Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) trains and supports leaders from low-income communities of color to influence housing, transportation, and land use policies as decision makers. We work with leaders committed to advancing equitable policies, help them get onto public boards and commissions, and provide individualized support throughout their commission service.

Urban Habitat’s Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) trains and supports leaders from low-income communities of color to influence housing, transportation, and land use policies as decision makers. We work with leaders committed to advancing equitable policies, help them get onto public boards and commissions, and provide individualized support throughout their commission service.

Program
East Bay Housing Organizations

EBHO’s Leadership Academy

To grow a powerful resident and community organizing base to change policies and challenge systems of oppression, EBHO believes that residents who have been historically left out of decision-making processes should be at the forefront. In line with a transformative organizing practice, we dive into systems change, presenting a critique of our economic system and its impact on housing. We advocate for collective change and personal transformation by learning about where we’ve been and why. Each session demands an exploration (more…)

To grow a powerful resident and community organizing base to change policies and challenge systems of oppression, EBHO believes that residents who have been historically left out of decision-making processes should be at the forefront.

In line with a transformative organizing practice, we dive into systems change, presenting a critique of our economic system and its impact on housing. We advocate for collective change and personal transformation by learning about where we’ve been and why. Each session demands an exploration of the forces at play in our communities but also the forces impacting our one-to-one interactions.

Article
July 9, 2020
National League of Cities

Embedding Racial Equity in Housing

Outlines the disparate impact of racist housing policy and COVID-19 on communities of color and offers possible solutions that cities can enact.

Outlines the disparate impact of racist housing policy and COVID-19 on communities of color and offers possible solutions that cities can enact.