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On Tuesday July 3rd, 2013, CSI Founder and President Maya Wiley was invited by the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee to talk about race and justice in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict. The hearing was organized by the Congressional Black Caucus. View her remarks here. Download her prepared remarks here.Learn More
At the Center for Social Inclusion (CSI), we are lifting up research like studies on implicit bias to show how race still matters in this country. We are also testing messages to help us all talk about race more constructively. We must all work together to build a more perfect union by creating more opportunity for communities of color and white communities that need more opportunities. We put together a quick guide for those of you who want to know more about implicit bias. This guide showcases important work by many different groups and researchers.Learn More
I am humbled and thankful to have the opportunity to testify before the U.S. House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee at a hearing on race and justice in America. The Congressional Black Caucus requested the hearing. I will be speaking about how policy should reflect social science research that demonstrates why and how race still matters in America.Learn More
CSI Founder and President Maya Wiley has been appearing on news programs to talk about the role of implicit bias in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman. In 2 minutes, Maya introduces the concept of implicit bias to explain why the law fails to deliver justice in the Zimmerman trial and how we move forward from here.Learn More
“We need to act.” That was the message President Obama delivered to all of us in his speech at Georgetown University yesterday. As an expectant father, I need no convincing. I dream of family camping trips. Of showing my daughter the forests of the snowcapped Rockies. Walking with her along the cliffs of the Pacific coast and the sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast. I live in awe of the planet we call home.
But the blanket we are wrapping around our planet, warming it, will change all this. Intense forest fires. Rising sea levels. Drought. Climate change will imperil my daughter’s future. And she will be luckier than some. We have a growing racial climate gap.Learn More