Podcast: Operationalizing Racial Equity in Austin, TX with Brion Oaks

Posted on September 6, 2019


Brion Oaks

Brion Oaks
Chief Equity Officer
Austin, TX
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Building and sustaining a culture of equity. Brion Oaks, the Chief Equity Officer for the City of Austin, Texas, joined the podcast to talk about how they make racial equity actionable. He shared how they work to create a shared understanding around the history of segregation and discrimination in Austin and how old policies still impact the city today. Plus he described how the equity office works with departments to examine what they do with a racial equity lens and include that value in their work and budgets.

Host: Ben Kittelson

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