IARA Events

Throughout the year, IARA hosts and co-sponsors events focused on realizing institutions’ commitment to oppose racism and advance justice for all. Here, you can keep up to date with IARA’s upcoming events and access registration links. Sign up for our newsletter so you don’t miss anything!

How to Achieve Racial Justice through Organizational Transformation: Models that Work

What models are effective at advancing racial justice and sparking organizational change? Wednesday, November 30th, the Institute of Politics and Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation hosted a conversation with two pioneering architects of racial equity tools for the workplace, higher education and non-profits. Gail Christopher, Executive Director, National Collaborative […]

Truth and Transformation Conference 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.”

The Crisis of Racial Justice in a Faltering Democracy

On September 29, 2022, join the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project in the JFK Jr. Forum for a discussion featuring Maya Wiley, president of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and former counsel to the mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio. The conversation will be moderated by Khalil Gibran Muhammad, […]