PRFC Builds racially equitable environments

Partners For A Racism-Free Community Exists To Deconstruct Racism And How It Impacts Society Through Education, Policy Change and Social Influence.

Racial equity is the condition that would be achieved if one’s racial identity no longer predicted how one fares. When we use the term, we are thinking about racial equity as one part of racial justice, and thus we also include work to address root causes of inequities, not just their manifestation. This includes elimination of policies, practices, attitudes and cultural messages that reinforce differential outcomes by race or fail to eliminate them.
Source: Center for Assessment and Policy Development

Partners for a Racism-Free Community was built with racial justice as a goal; racial equity became the framework for the way in which our organization would accomplish this goal. Racial equity is, by definition the alternative to all forms of structural racism. This is what we know: equality is not the solution to any structural inequity that has resulted in generational oppression. Our work with organizations unveils the privilege built into our current institutions and assists organizations in navigating strategies and long term changes to create equitable spaces for everyone.

This is what we know:

Equity, not equality, is the solution to any structural inequity that has resulted in generational oppression.

Staff

Faye Richardson-Green

Executive Director

frichard@prfc-gr.org

Faye is the Executive Director of Partners for a Racism Free Community. Faye gained much insight into organizational and individual behavior during a successful 33 year leadership career at Steelcase Inc., a global work effectiveness company headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Breannah R. Alexander

Director of Strategic Programs

balexander@prfc-gr.org


Breannah Alexander is Director of Strategic Programs at Partners for a Racism-Free Community. She is responsible for the management of all external community-based programming, education program design and communications.

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