February 21-March 6, 2024
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:
Build a solid foundation for your commitment to racial equity. Enroll in Foundations for Racial Justice today.
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.