IARA News and Events

Upcoming and Previous Events

2021 Oct 14

2021 Truth and Transformation Conference

6:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual event, registration required

The annual Truth and Transformation Conference is convened by Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad and hosted by the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project at Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center.

During this free, virtual conference, we invite you to join fellow advocates, organizers, scholars, students, and community members in engaging, challenging, and thoughtful conversations centered around this year's theme “Reflecting On A Year of Promises.” Looking back at a year or promises to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion, at this year’s conference, we will ask: did organizations keep to their promises? What more work is there to be done? 

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2020 Oct 02

2020 Truth and Transformation Conference

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School

On October 2, 2020 The Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project hosted the second annual Truth and Transformation convening on-line. Our intent this year was to use the convening to to better understand the limitations of the business case for Diversity and Inclusion and to explore implications for engaging in racial equity work with greater accountability and in partnership with other sectors. Please see below for access to all recorded events. A summary document highlighting the 2020 conference's discussions can be found here.... Read more about 2020 Truth and Transformation Conference

2019 Oct 16

2019 Truth and Transformation Conference

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School

On October 16, 2019 The Institutional Anti-racism and Accountability (IARA) Project hosted the inaugural Truth and Transformation convening. Our intent was to use the October convening to explore and examine how understanding and engaging with institutional history impacts organizations when forging a path forward for equity. Please read more below for a recap of the convening and text, video, and audio excerpts....

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IARA and Academic Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad In the News