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  1. Structural Racism and Long Island 2013

  2. Race is a social construct. What is “RACE”?

  3. Racism is like an Iceberg… Harassment Hate Crimes Illegal Discrimination Unequal Access to Resources and Power Blame the Victim De Facto Segregation White Privilege “Color Blind” Policies Pseudo-ScientificRace Theories Long Island Community Fund - ERASE Racism ERASE Racism

  4. Stereotypes Attitudes Personal Prejudice

  5. Racial prejudice plus institutional and systemic power Historical advantage and disadvantage Current policies and institutional norms Unresponsive government & institutions Racial segregation and discrimination Institutional & Structural Racism

  6. Differences… Treatment Services Opportunities Access Outcomes Chronic Racial Disparities

  7. Long Island Racial Segregation Example of Structural Racism

  8. Structural Racism on Long Island

  9. Racial Composition of LI 2000-2010

  10. Racial segregation remains extremely high Percent White Percent White

  11. Segregation over the past 3 decades has not improved between whites and non-whites Complete Segregation Values above this line are considered extremely segregated Complete Integration

  12. Racial Isolation • In 2010 the average black resident lived in a neighborhood that was THREE AND A HALF times as black as the region • In 2010 the average Hispanic lived in a neighborhood that was TWICE as Hispanic as the region.

  13. Values above this line are considered extremely segregated Segregation by race is more severe than segregation by income

  14. Percentage of each racial group that attend the lowest performingschool districts DO NOT DISTRIBUTE Based on graduation rates

  15. Access to Highest Performing School Districts DO NOT DISTRIBUTE Based on graduation rates

  16. Racially segregated neighborhoods and disparities in access to high-need and low-need schools

  17. Opportunities & Barriers

  18. Unraveling Institutional and Structural Racism is Hard Work • Lack common language & shared knowledge base • Lack candid conversations & space to have them • Believe inequities are tied to intentional, individually-generated actions • Believe in continual linear improvement • We have different starting points: • Racial gap in perception of racism • Responsibility for outcomes (individual & collective responsibility)

  19. V. Elaine Gross, MSW, President 6800 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 109W Syosset, NY 11791-4401 www.eraseracismny.org elaine@eraseracismny.org Fax: 516-921-4866 Telephone: 516-921-4863