21 day equity challenge - color

Central Iowans united to learn and grow together.

The 21-Day Equity Challenge is a powerful opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how inequity and racism affect our lives and our community.

  • 100% FREE to participate

  • Each day, visit a day as linked below and learn about that specific topic

  • Daily topics include Understanding Privilege, Housing & Redlining, Justice System Inequities, Allyship, and many more (see below)

The experience deepens understanding, suggests ways to take action, and helps launch what we hope will be a lifelong commitment to improving equity and inclusion in our community.

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Equity Challenge Daily Calendar

 

WEEK
1

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Understanding
Systemic
Racism

Day2-Blue-1

The Effects
of Racism

Day3-Blue-1

Understanding
Bias

Day4-Blue-1

Understanding
Privilege

 

Day5-Blue-1

Cultural
Competence

 

WEEK
2

Day6-Blue-1

Wealth &
Income

Day7-Blue-1

Housing &
Redlining

Day8-Blue-1

Segregation

Day9-Blue-1

Immigrants &
Refugees

Day10-Blue-1

Disability

 

WEEK
3

Day11-Blue-1

Healthcare

Day12-Blue-1

ACEs

Day13-Blue-1

Early
Childhood

Day14-Blue-1

Education

Day15-Blue-1

Justice
System




WEEK
4

Day16-Blue-1

Black Lives
Matter

Day17-Blue-1

LGBTQ+

Day18-Blue-1

Allyship

Day19-Blue-1

Building Workplace Culture Around Equity

Day20-Blue-1

Equity Tools and Approach for Change

WEEK
5

Day21-Blue-1

Next Steps

SPONSORS

The following organizations have provided funds or services to support the 21-Day Equity Challenge. Any funds raised that are not used to cover expenses will be invested at the direction of a panel of experts in programs and initiatives in central Iowa that work to address equity issues.

Athene
Bank of America
Bankers Trust
Business Publications Corporation
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City of Des Moines
F&G Annuities & Life
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Grinnell College
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Nationwide
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United Way of Central Iowa
Verizon
Wells Fargo