The groups below have racial equity trainings. Check their sites for dates and times.There may be a cost associated with these trainings.
- Getting Started with Madison's RESJI
- Civil Rights in the 60s: Access City Hall, S. Levitan
- Cracking the Code (The System of Racial Inequality)
- Dr. David Shih, UW-Eau Claire, on Affirmative Action
- Focused Interruption Coalition
- From Inactive Bystander to Ally (webinar)
- How the Racial Wealth Gap was created
- How to get serious about diversity and inclusion in the workplace
- Race: The Power of an Illusion (video trailer)
Video is available at Madison Public Library
- Systemic Racism Explained
- Understanding the Problem - Racial Justice Series, Verge
- Why Does Race Matter?, Dr. Christy Clark-Pujara
- What is Environmental Justice?, Stacie Reese
For City Staff
- Framework for Contracting Equity
- Scientifically Tested Methods to Reduce Racism and Promote Inclusion
RESJI Trainings, Parts 1-3
RESJI has a three-part training program open to City staff. Register for any of the three courses via HR's Course Catalog. Put "racial equity" in the search.
In RESJI 1, Participants will engage in a highly interactive program to discuss establishing racial equity and social justice as core principles in the City of Madison.
Participants will learn about racial equity and social justice. Topics include implicit and explicit bias, micro-aggressions, different levels of bias, and ways to make the City of Madison a place where people from all backgrounds can contribute and thrive.. (Access course prework here.)
You must attend RESJI 1: What are Racial Equity & Social Justice? before attending this session.
Now that participants have a foundation in the key concepts of racial equity and social justice, RESJI 2 provides participants with the tools to integrate these concepts into city operations. In this session, you will take part in a mock Racial Equity tool usage. You will gain skills and confidence in the process of applying Racial Equity Tools to take back to your department.
You must attend RESJI 1: What are Racial Equity and Social Justice? before attending this session.
In RESJI 3, you will learn about anti-racism and grow your understanding of dominant culture. This is a conversational session where you will be able to explore your own experiences and develop strategies for personally and professionally advancing racial equity. (Access course prework here.)