Since 2019, IARA has hosted the annual Truth and Transformation Conference Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center. Here, you can find documented highlights, remarks, and resources from past conferences.
October 20, 2022 – October 21, 2022
The 2022 Truth and Transformation Conference was convened on October 20-21st by Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad and hosted by the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center. During this free, virtual conference, advocates, organizers, scholars, students, and community members engaged in conversations centered around the 2022 theme “Looking Back, Paying It Forward: Truth and Transformation through Historical Accountability.”
October 14, 2021 – October 15, 2021
Please save the date for the annual Truth and Transformation Conference is convened by Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad and hosted by the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project at Harvard Kennedy […]
October 2, 2020
In October 2020, the Institutional Anti-Racism & Accountability Project (IARA) convened its second annual Truth and Transformation conference. In the wake of the summer that saw George Floyd and other Black American’’s murders and the country-wide protests that followed, over 1,300 participants convened online to discuss what tangible steps toward racial equity in organizations across sectors look like.
October 16, 2019
On October 16, 2019 The Institutional Anti-racism and Accountability (IARA) Project hosted the inaugural Truth and Transformation convening. Our intent was to use the October convening to explore and examine how understanding and engaging with institutional history impacts organizations when forging a path forward for equity. Please read more below for a recap of the convening and text, video, and audio excerpts.
The Ash Center’s Khalil Gibran Muhammad and Archon Fung discuss how without a more robust commitment to upholding and protecting multiracial democracy the United States won’t be to solve its […]
Cambridge, MA—The Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project, a research project working on long-term solutions to achieving racial equity in organizations at Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance […]
Our work at the Ash Center is dedicated to tackling some of the toughest challenges facing democracy today—from ensuring equal ballot access, to advancing Indigenous sovereignty and promoting racial justice […]