Region One states, including Maine, will partner with the National League of Cities’ Race, Equity, and Leadership (REAL) Department to learn more about normalizing, organizing, and operationalizing racial equity within cities and towns. Collectively, Region One will offer two, 90-minute webinars on June 21 and June 28.
Monday, June 21 3:30-5:00 PM
REAL 100 Webinar: Normalizing Racial Equity in Local Government
This webinar is part of REAL’s 100 series that focuses on normalizing a shared understanding on the history of institutional and structural racism in America. The content provides leaders with a shared language for racial equity, examines existing racial disparities in cities and the implication for advancing racial equity, and introduce important concepts and tools for organizing and operationalizing racial equity.
Monday, June 28 3:30-5:00 PM
REAL 200/300 Webinar: Organizing and Operationalizing Racial Equity in Local Government
This webinar focuses on providing an introduction on how to organize and operationalize for racial equity. It reviews the topical issues identified in the REAL 100 webinar. Attendees will learn racial equity tools and concepts that can be applied to determine an approach for advancing racial equity in their city – including learning the basic principles of how to develop a racial equity plan.
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