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Northfield Racial and Ethnic Equity Collaborative – NREEC

NREEC

The NREEC strives to improve outcomes for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) children and youth and those experiencing poverty by addressing needs and implementing changes in housing, employment/workforce, and civic leadership policy and infrastructure. The  superintendent of the Northfield Public Schools and the administrator of the City of Northfield serve as organization co-chairs.

Adjacent sector system indicators

Adjacent sector racial and ethnic equity system indicators are related to sectors beyond education that youth interact with daily. These sectors are crucial for youth and families of color and those experiencing poverty to achieve equitable outcomes.

The NREEC has identified the following two indicators as highest priority for its focus in 2023:

Future Focus

As the scope of the NREEC continues to grow, other areas of focus may be explored to address these additional adjacent sector system indicators:

Financial well-being

Health: health care access and utilization, neonatal/maternal health and mental health

Food security

Transportation equity

Legal system