Race: the Power of an Illusion - Background Readings

From: "Race: The Power of an Illusion," produced by California Newsreel, in association with the Independent Television Service (ITVS) including:

(See more at the Race: the Power of an Illusion web site)

City of Seattle Information

City of Seattle Race and Social Justice Initiative

The City's Race and Social Justice Initiative is led by the Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR). For more information, please contact Elliott Bronstein at 206-684-4507,

What We Teach

RSJI Training and Education - A description of the training and education available to Seattle City employees.
Training overview: Race: the Power of an Illusion - eight-hour training for City of Seattle employees.
Structural Racism:


RSJI Organization Chart - a chart that shows the connections of RSJI within Seattle City government.
City Council Resolution: November 30, 2009 - Seattle City Council's resolution of support for RSJI. 

RSJ Community Roundtable

Population and Demographics

Seattle history

Other online resources from around the country

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