The Grand Rapids Chamber acknowledges that fostering inclusion necessitates creating environments where diverse perspectives can engage in open, honest dialogue to promote learning and growth. Aligned with our core value of fostering belongingness, the Institute for Healing Racism is designed as a catalyst for examining and disrupting systemic racial oppression.

This four-session cohort experience immerses participants in an in-depth exploration of the history and pathology of racism. Through this journey, participants enhance their capacity to engage in meaningful conversations about racism and develop a deeper understanding of systemic racism and its societal impacts. 

Participants will:

The Institute for Healing Racism equips participants with the insights and awareness needed to foster a more inclusive and equitable community.