"For aspiring activists, an upper Midwestern college has something supreme in store.
As announced on the University of Michigan’s website, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy has launched a Center for Racial Justice.
Per the page, U of M hopes it will “challenge [the college] to live up to [its] democratic ideals and offer sound policy prescriptions for a more equitable and just society.”
The establishment eyes four goals.
- Inform research agendas, policy debate, and potential policy solutions
- Create an innovation space at the intersections of activism, artistry, research, and public policy, with a focus on advancing racial equity
It’s all about equity:
- Support bold, courageous, and ambitious projects targeting racial inequity and intersectional injustice, led by some of the most important changemakers of our time
The school wants to train activists, and they’re not afraid to admit it.
- Cultivate the next generation of racial justice changemakers and public policy leaders
It’s incredible how quickly the word “equity” has eclipsed “equality.”...Read all.
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