IARA News and Events

Upcoming and Previous Events

2019 Oct 04

White Fragility

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for a talk with Dr. Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. This talk will provide an overview of the socialization that inculcates white fragility and provide the perspectives and skills needed for white people to build their racial stamina and develop more equitable and just racial norms and practices. This event is for the HKS community, RSVP is required and space is limited.

This event is cosponsored by the Initiative for Institutional Anti...

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2019 Sep 25

The Politics of Difference: Race, Technology, and Inclusion

6:00pm to 7:00pm


This panel brings together Professor Ruha Benjamin, Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ms. Latoya Peterson and moderator Joan Donovan for a discussion on race, technology, media, and policy to converse on a range of topics from the recent public upheavals over facial recognition technology, increasing integration into police and state surveillance tools, and the manipulation of social media to gain a political advantage.

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IARA and Academic Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad In the News

From Words to Antiracist Action and Accountability

From Words to Antiracist Action and Accountability

October 1, 2021

LaChaun Banks, Ash Center Director for Equity and Inclusion, sat down with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ford Foundation Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Director of the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project, housed at the Ash Center, to discuss leading organizations to antiracist change and accountability.

Our Top Spring 2021 Events

Our Top Spring 2021 Events

June 3, 2021
Each semester the Ash Center works to spark powerful new ideas, share innovative public-sector solutions, and discuss institutional reforms through our public events. We have never shied away from tough conversations — and this past semester was no different.  
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