Racial Equity Institute (REI) Groundwater Approach Virtual Workshop


Target Audience:

FWS, NPS and USGS permanent employees interested in learning more about racial equity and social justice.

Summary and Objectives:

A Groundwater Presentation is a three-hour introduction to Racial Equity. In this lively and participatory presentation, REI organizers will use stories and data to present a perspective that racism is fundamentally structural in nature. By examining characteristics of modern-day racial inequity, the presentation introduces participants to an analysis that most find immediately helpful and relevant.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explore the Racial Equity Institute's fish/lake/groundwater analysis of structural racism.
  • Examine racial identity and equity and its interaction with institutional culture through stories and data.

Competency Addressed:

GS 1-4: Leveraging Diversity - Basic, Interpersonal Skills - Basic, Integrity/Honesty - Intermediate GS 5-10: Leveraging Diversity - Intermediate, Interpersonal Skills - Intermediate, Integrity/Honesty - Advanced

Course Short Name
Course Type
Training Tuition Cost
3.0 hours
Training Credit Hours
Semester Hours

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