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.

 

To Participate

Fill out and submit the form on this page. You will receive your first email within one hour, and another will arrive each day for the next 21 days. Preview each day's content below.

Equity Challenge Daily Calendar

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Understanding
Systemic
Racism

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The Effects
of Racism

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Understanding
Bias

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Understanding
Privilege

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Cultural
Competence

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Wealth &
Income

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Housing &
Redlining

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Segregation


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Immigrants &
Refugees

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Disability


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Healthcare


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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

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Early
Childhood


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Education


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Justice
System

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Black Lives
Matter

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LGBTQ+


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Allyship


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Building Workplace Culture Around Equity

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Equity Tools and Approach for Change

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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