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Racial Equity and Advancing Cultural Humility (REACH) 

for Organizational Change

Looking for practical ways to address racial equity in your agency or organization? Join our learning community to:

  • build a clear understanding of key concepts such as racial equity and structural racism
  • learn to talk about race constructively within your agency/organization and with your constituents
  • gain tools and practices for counteracting racial bias in your work and practices
  • identify opportunities and next steps for applying concepts and strategies to advance racial equity

This is an opportunity to consider the multiple levels of cultural responsiveness needed for optimal behavioral health treatment, recovery, and care.

Make plans to join our trainings!

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Session Two: The Impact of Implicit Bias on BIPOC Populations

Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EST

Bias and racism in health care impede scientific advancement, reduces the pipeline of diverse clinicians, and contributes to racial and ethnic health disparities. Learn how to advocate for proactive approaches that eliminate barriers impacting people of color, promote racial equity, and advance cultural humility.

Speaker: Jessica Isom, MD, MPH

Missed Session One, "The State of BIPOC Mental Health in New England?" View Our Archive.

More About the Format of Our Sessions:

Our webinars are intentionally delivered as 60-minute, didactic presentations with interactive activities, facilitated wrap-up and Q&A opportunities. We include a "value-added 15-minute: “Diversity Talk” after each session to extend and encourage dialogue with speakers and session participants.

As a part of our post-event activities, we also invite session participants to join our REACH Office Hours—a window of availability with the New England MHTTC staff/speakers for follow up and curated resources. 

Sign up to receive program updates and registration opportunities to join our monthly sessions.


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Q1: Nov 2021-Jan 2022

The State of BIPOC Health in New England

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed deep-seated inequities in health care for

communities of color and amplified social and economic factors that contribute to poor health outcomes. Given the existing impediments to care for underserved populations due to social determinants of health, what can we do collectively to understand and combat racism as a public health and human rights crisis?


Q2: Feb 2022-Apr 2022

Organizational Impact of Implicit Bias

The potential to work on programs that promote equity and social justice is what draws many of us to the field. But biases based on race, gender, and other factors are still a real problem in the education, health care, government, and nonprofit sectors—and are often present in the form of implicit bias. Join us for a series of discussions around what individuals and organizations can do to counter implicit bias.

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Q3: May 2022-Aug 2022

Integrating Equity into Everyday Operations

For an agency or organization to reach its full potential, it needs to have many different voices at the table. Integrating equity into everyday operations requires transformative leadership and staff buy-in around the intentional adoption of behaviors, practices, and policies that lean into the importance of creating a culture of inclusion aligned with the broader equity issues faced by the communities you serve.

© 2021 New England Mental Health Technology Transfer Center

The New England MHTTC is funded by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and is part of the broader Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network.


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