Since its inception in 2006, The Center has been committed to promoting community philanthropy as a social change strategy and a powerful influence toward racial healing and advancing racial equity. The Center’s body of work around racial healing includes peer reviewed research, public education, course content development, and multiple experiences as participants in national racial healing training.

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Racial Healing Certification Program

The Racial Healing Certification Program focuses on building capacity for leaders by providing specialized training, education, and unique experiences that provide skills development and competencies in the very targeted area of racial healing and building the necessary capacity for philanthropic and nonprofit leaders to create transformational change from within.

During the program, candidates journey through a multi-phased curriculum: 1) Strengthening their leadership through a racial healing curriculum; 2) Demonstrating their mastery of racial healing concepts through scholarship and practice; and 3) Showcasing their learning through networking and convening with their peers and community.

Distinguished Scholar in Racial Healing Practice

The Center’s Distinguished Scholar in Racial Healing Practice Program’s goal is to gather healing practitioners and utilize their collective wisdom to inform the practice of racial healing and advance equity.

Each scholar spends time in residency writing, interacting, and using this opportunity to further their own thinking and understanding of how philanthropy can connect with other sectors to promote racial healing.

Inaugural Distinguished Scholar In Racial Healing Practice Program