- October 25, 2022
This case study examines assessment tools that measure the impact of proposed legislation on communities of color. The assessment tools featured have been effective in shaping policy in Seattle and Minneapolis. Tools for Thought, a part of the Race for Results case study series, is designed to give leaders and advocates the tools to start meaningful conversations around race in their communities and implement data-informed and evidence-based policies that help to eliminate the inequities in opportunity for children of color (Annie E. Casey Foundation).
Teams can use this report to examine the impact of proposed legislation or changes in policy on communities of color. Prompting questions like: “How racial equity impact assessments can lead to smarter and more targeted public investments?; and How racial equity impact assessments keep decision-making focused on data and facts, not assumptions and long-held subjective beliefs?”