57 Association of Research Libraries Research Library Issues 301 2020 socialization and institutionalization of inferiority and superiority based on racial/ethnic identity. Phase II challenges participants to develop a vision (personal, institutional, societal) for an equitable future and for one’s place in realizing that vision. REI contains several related institutes including the “Latino Experience” and “Racial Equity Leadership Institute for Youth,” as well as process consulting for organizations, institutions, and affinity groups that are designed to move the entity toward deeper commitments to abolishing racism. The fees for attending the REI institutes vary depending on who is coordinating them. Organizing Against Racism (OAR), a network of anti- racism groups in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, currently offers REI workshops virtually.45 They charge a $295 registration fee, $275 for groups of three or more, $175 for students, and a sliding scale for those without the financial resources to pay in full. Prior to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the institutes were offered exclusively in-person. OAR also offers REI alumni the opportunity to caucus by racial identity to dive more deeply into the content presented in the institutes, and to explore collective ways to address racism and heal from impacts of it in society.46 White Men as Full Diversity Partners White Men as Full Diversity Partners (WMFDP)47 has several programs48 targeted at leaders, but open to anyone, in addition to developing customized strategies and programming for organizations. As with many organizations their programming has shifted from in-person residential and on-site offering when this article was first drafted to virtual offerings since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. White Men’s Virtual Caucus ($3,000) is focused completely on white men and how they can work to eliminate racism, sexism, and homophobia from organizations. Full Diversity Partners Virtual ($3,000) is open to all and focuses on creating and/or deepening partnerships to create inclusive organizations. There are several shorter programs and consultation options listed on the website.
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