Equity and Social Justice: Tools and Research

Materials from our partners, along with reports and surveys that describe approaches that have impact and provide the opportunity to learn from the experiences of others.

ICMA Equity and Inclusion Toolkit

Strategies and leading practices in use in communities around the world.

Equity Framework and Rapid Response Tool

City of San Antonio Office of Equity



GARE Tools and Resources

Tools and resources from the Government Alliance on Race and Equity 

PolicyLink Tools

Tools and resources from PolicyLink.

Living Cities Resources

National Equity Atlas

Resources from Living Cities.



The Model Police Officer: Recruitment, Training, and Community Engagement

ICMA's survey on police recruitment, training, and community engagement from the perspectives of management, police administration, officers, human resources, and the community.

Black Lives Matter: Racial Disparity and a Review of Police-Community Relations (PDF)

In 2014, race disparity and police use of force collided to become the top issue in urban America.



Advancing Social Equity Goals to Achieve Sustainability: Local Governments, Social Equity, and Sustainable Communities