Addressing Systemic Racism Across All Aspects of Response to Domestic Violence: A Proposal for an Interdisciplinary Action Convening

This proposal for a national convening of interdisciplinary experts and voices aims to determine concrete actions that will contribute to the dismantling of structural racism across systems. The four purposes of the convening, identified in this proposal, are as follows: (1) Bring together leading experts in Domestic Violence with leading experts on dismantling structural racism; (2) Provide brief (10 minutes) thought provoking addresses by leaders in this space; (3) Follow the brief addresses with facilitated discussions across disciplines. and backgrounds; and (4) Produce a final report distilling the proceedings into policy recommendations that include the action strategies to be used and disseminated widely and intersectionally by the attendees and relevant stakeholders.