Useful initial assessments

Initial assessments that can be useful at the start of a learning project.

Race Equity Cycle Pulse Check

This is a free, online tool. Every team who completes it automatically receives a Score Report that highlights their strongest and weakest levers and resources for moving to the next stage of the cycle.

Equity in the Center

Racial Equity Readiness Assessment for Workforce Development

Assess racial equity impact and its purpose within your organization.

Race Forward

Racial Equity Impact Assessment Toolkit

Assess racial equity impact and its purpose within your organization.

Race Forward

Equity in the Center: Assessment & Action Plan (Planning Form)

Assess the current “race equity culture” in your organization and initiate an action plan to center equity within your work.

Equity in the Center

Getting Clear: Start With the End in Mind

Clarify your purpose and your motivation for creating the future and the results you want.

Laura Peck


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