Collaboration is a fundamental strategy to accomplish a common purpose. It is not an end to itself, but instead a strategy to achieve goals and positive outcomes. This strategy, however, will be ineffective if it does not assess variables such as barriers to community-led participation, structural oppression, and cultural humility. The Centering Racial Equity in Collaboration survey provides a way to identify the strengths and challenges to achieving goals and project outcomes of your collaboration in ways that account for and challenge unexamined systems of power that perpetuate inequity.
The Centering Racial Equity in Collaboration survey assesses perceptions of strengths of a project’s collaboration across organizational partners and within work groups (e.g., steering committee, advisory board, implementation team, management team).