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Broadly Apply a Racial Equity Framework


Intentionally apply a racial equity framework to existing and new regional policies, initiatives, programs and projects in order to address and eliminate existing disparities for racial and ethnic populations. The following focus questions to be included at a minimum:

  • Whom does this benefit?
  • Does this differentially impact racial and ethnic groups?
  • What is missing that will decrease or eliminate racial disparities?

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Opportunity for a New Approach to Public Safety in St. Louis

An open letter to Mayor Lyda Krewson from Rebeccah Bennett and Zachary Boyers, Co-chairs of Forward Through Ferguson, on the public safety opportunity in front of our region. Click here to download a pdf of the open letter. Mayor Krewson, The retirement of Police Chief Sam Dotson represents a new day for public safety in St. Louis….

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Three Questions for St. Louis City Mayoral Primary Candidates

Before its sunset in December of 2015, the Ferguson Commission created Forward Through Ferguson to catalyze action on the calls to action in the Ferguson Commission report, develop a vision for Racial Equity in the region, and to ensure accountability to the 3,000+ St. Louis residents who participated in the report development. In that spirit, Forward…

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