Foundations for Racial Justice – February 2024

February 21-March 6, 2024


  • Early Bird (register before February 16, 2024)
  • Individual: $895
    Group (three or more individuals from the same program): $875
  • Standard (register by February 18, 2024)
  • Individual: $1,800

Course Overview

The inextricable link between poverty and race drive an urgent need for advocates to explicitly address the racialized systems creating disparate impacts in the communities they serve. Legal aid and public interest advocates must be equipped to understand the intersections between race and poverty; be comfortable and skillful in communicating these intersections; and understand the foundational concepts, skills, and tools needed to advance race equity.

Foundations for Racial Justice is designed to strengthen advocates’ ability to champion racial equity, both within their organizations and the communities they serve. Delivered online in three days over three weeks, Foundations for Racial Justice introduces key language, tools, and skills to identify and dismantle the barriers to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.

Participants will learn:

  • How racialized outcomes are perpetuated within institutions and systems that our clients and community partners interact with, including our own organizations.
  • Language and tools to visualize and break down racist systems and structures.
  • How our subconscious beliefs can negatively impact our work, and how we can mitigate bias.
  • Key drivers and impediments to aligning around racial equity within an organization.

Build a solid foundation for your commitment to racial equity. Enroll in Foundations for Racial Justice today.

More Information


This course is approved for 11.5 continuing legal education (CLE) hours by the Illinois MCLE Board. Hours credited by your local authority may vary.

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