Dial in to the bi-weekly series of conference calls hosted by the Applied Research Center. Justice advocates on the Compact Forum calls will track the first 100 days of the Obama administration and shape plans to influence policy affecting racial justice. In addition to engaging featured speakers, participants will share progress on local, state and national efforts, and join a call to action on key issues. Interested individuals must RSVP by the Monday before the call. Interested individuals must RSVP the Monday before the call by clicking here: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?key=pGbaYzcGWJ_WEQtbiL5gDKQ Compact Forum calls will be held at 1pm PST (4pm EST) on the following dates: February 3rd: Race and the Economy February 17th: Race and Jobs March 3rd: Race and Health March 17th: Race and Immigration March 31st: Race and Civil Rights April 14th: Special Report Release April 28th: Race in Review: The first 100 Days RSVP for the February 3rd Race and the Economy Compact Forum by Monday, February 2nd. The Obama Presidency signals a desire for a new, more substantive discussion about race in America. The Compact for Racial Justice addresses this need by transcending talk of personal prejudice with compelling evidence of institutional racism and realistic proactive solutions. Your group can join Compact endorsers like these: I signed the pledge because I think it's smart. It's thoughtful, and deliberate about how we can talk about and advance racial justice by talking about environmental justice, by talking about economic justice. Andrea Batista Schlesinger, Executive Director Drum Major Institute for Public Policy The Schott Foundation for Public Education signed the pledge because we believe it is important to highlight the challenges in racial and gender disparities, but it's also important to outline the solutions. And that's what the Compact is about. John H. Jackson, President and CEO The Schott Foundation for Public Education More information about the Compact for Racial Justice can be found at arc.org/compact, or contact Tammy Johnson at 510-338-4921 tjohnson@arc.org . Help create a mandate for justice today. Website: http://www.arc.org/component/option,com_frontpage/Itemid,1/
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