The Untying Knots podcast explores how people and organizations are untying knots of systemic oppression and working toward a more equitable future. Each episode features special guests and a focus on thematic areas across society. Untying Knots is hosted by Erica Licht, Research Project Director at the IARA Project, and Nikhil Raghuveera, Nonresident Fellow at the Atlantic Council GeoTech Center.
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Untying Knots Throughout the Years:
Untying Knots is going on its fourth year! The first episode aired on October 21, 2019, following the 2019 Truth and Transformation conference. The Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project’s Erica Licht sat down with core trainers Addys Castillo and Justin Freitas from the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond for a closer look at their work. The conversation includes an overview of their approach to antiracist change grounded in community organizing, as well as personal commitments to creating a shared analysis of structural and systemic racism in their communities.
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 […]