Amid a growing national conversation on equity and social justice, city and county governments are using tools to identify racial and ethnic disparities in their communities.

The graphic below illustrates the regional distribution of cities and counties using racial equity tools, and lists the specific cities and counties.


*Support for this research was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Policies for Action program. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.

Focus

Equity & Policy

Project Members

  • Ruqaiijah Yearby, Professor of Law and Executive Director, Institute for Healing Justice and Equity, Saint Louis University 
  • Sidney Watson, Professor of Law and Director of Health Law Studies, Saint Louis University
  • Keon Gilbert, Associate Professor, College of Public Health and Social Justice and Co-Founder, Institute for Healing Justice and Equity, Saint Louis University
  • Katherine Stamatakis, Associate Professor, College for Public Health and Social Justice, Saint Louis University
  • Charysse Gibson, Biostatiscian, Institute for Healing Justice and Equity, Saint Louis University
  • Nicole Strombom, Ph.D. Student, Public Health Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Kira Banks, Associate Professor, Psychology and Co-Founder, Institute for Healing Justice and Equity, Saint Louis University
  • Amber Johnson, Associate Professor, Communication and Co-Founder, Institute for Healing Justice and Equity, Saint Louis University