In the second episode of our Voicing Race podcast, Living Cities speaks with mayors and city staff participating in the Racial Equity Here initiative, on their efforts to combat structural and institutional racism.

Mayor Richard Berry of Albuquerque, Mayor Steve Adler of Austin, Mayor Rosalynn Bliss of Grand Rapids, and city staff from Philadelphia and Louisville spoke with us this past spring during SXSW and a convening of the Racial Equity Here cohort about their work to close racial opportunity gaps.

Hear these officials talk about the tough work of turning hard conversations about race into action that addresses systemic and institutional racism in their cities.

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