The Racial Justice Institute is a groundbreaking national leadership program, centered in a commitment to race equity as an integral and essential part of anti-poverty advocacy. Following seven months of intensive training, Racial Justice Institute fellows join a network of over 408 advocates working on race equity issues across the country.
Advocates working with and for communities of color have a unique opportunity to play a critical role in advancing race equity. Read what three RJI fellows said about the program and how the skills they acquired in RJI and the relationships they forged have transformed their practice.
Although the pathway to organizational change can be challenging, groundwork can lay a helpful footing.
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Groundbreaking Program Centers Racial Equity in Anti-Poverty Advocacy
By providing anti-poverty advocates with racial justice tools and concepts, RJI is transforming legal aid and public interest advocacy.
Now in its ninth year, this groundbreaking program equips anti-poverty advocates with tools to advance racial equity.
Understanding and using key constructs can help advocates better frame issues through a racial justice lens.