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.
September 28 @ 10:00 am – October 6 @ 7:00 pm
On September 28 and October 4, the fifth edition of the Truth and Transformation conference brought together racial equity advocates to build strategies for institutional accountability. Recordings are available online.
October 20, 2022 @ 4:00 pm – October 21, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
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.
A Conversation with Eternal Polk, Director of Gaining Ground, a new film about reclaiming Black land in the US
During the fifth-annual convening of the Truth and Transformation Conference hosted by the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project (IARA), experts discussed challenges as well as best practices for holding organizations […]