Education & Institutions
/ The Problem
A board of education needed a community impact analysis on several policy implementations related to anti-Black racism. The board was looking for key answers and improvements to their policies from an equity lens. Their questions included:
/ Our Solution
To help the board further understand the impact of their policies, KEDZ Consulting stepped in to lead the Community Impact Analysis. Each one of the board’s policies were thoroughly examined by a KEDZ consultant and also circulated to community members and focus groups for feedback. Based on this information, KEDZ created recommendations for each policy as to whether it should be eliminated, revised, maintained or promoted.
/ The Impact
After conducting a thorough Community Impact Analysis and making policy recommendations, the school board communicated to KEDZ there a number of positive changes in the organization resulting from this exercise: