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Youth Roundtable

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Toward Racial Justice panelists revisit topic of allyship

Just after the 2020 election, four panelists talked with TRJ host Charles Ellison about how White people can help demolish systemic racism and White supremacy. During an early-April installment of the TRJ series, Ellison returned to the topic and asked guests how to create coalitions across racial and ethnic groups.

By Alanna Elder

For multiracial families, mental health experts say open discussions about identity are a must

In a recent Toward Racial Justice discussion, Daniels and other panelists talked through some of the dynamics in multiracial families, focusing mostly on families made up of Black and White relatives.

By Alanna Elder

Supporting BIPOC Owned Businesses

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Advocates say 2021 is key for education equity

Equity in education dollars is a longstanding debate in the Commonwealth, which is the defendant in a lawsuit arguing that its mode of funding is unconstitutional. Advocates who participated in WITF’s Toward Racial Justice panel on education funding say now is the time to begin closing the gaps.

By Alanna Elder

TRJ Explores Multiracial Family Dynamics

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Public health experts say equity requires long-term commitment

Research from the Kaiser Family Foundation suggests more Black and Latino Americans, who are disproportionately affected by the health and economic impacts of the pandemic, say they are willing to take the vaccine than in surveys from late last year. 

But hesitation is still an issue, and public health experts say there is work to do to close equity gaps in vaccine distribution. 

By Alanna Elder

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