The Center for Social Inclusion
The Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) is a national policy advocacy organization.CSI’s mission is to build a fair and just society by dismantling structural racism, which undermines opportunities for all of us. CSI partners with communities of color and other allies to create strategies and build policy reform models to promoteopportunities by understanding the role that race plays in preventing them. With our partners we conduct applied research, translate it, teach our communities,inform the public, convene stakeholders, nurture multiracial alliances and supportadvocacy strategies.
Special thanks to Roger Clay, Warrington Hudlin, john powell, Jocelyn Sargentand Lynn Walker Huntley for their advice and counsel, Colette Pichon Battle andTerry Scott for their work on behalf of Gulf Coast survivors and input into thepersonal stories contained in this report, and to Christopher Stanﬁeld, whoprovided geography information systems support.
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