Race and Policy
Sara Owens, Program Specialist at the Center on Education and Training for Employment (CETE), led a Professional Development learning experience on the topic of race and policy and how policies have played a role in the systematic oppression of African-Americans.
Following is the recording of the CETE Learn led by Owens and a variety of resources related to these concepts.
Do old laws and policies still matter and how do they affect us today? Sara Owens presents how policies have played a role in the systematic oppression of African-Americans. This includes black codes, pig laws, felony disenchanchisement, exclusionary zoning laws, redlining, segregated schools, voting, and more. [40 minutes in length]
Act.tv provides a closer look into how systemic racism affects every area of life in the US. From incarceration rates to predatory loans, and trying to solve these problems requires changes in major parts of our system. [4 minutes in length]