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Inside Out: The Equity Leader's Guide to Undoing Institutional Racism

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Providing a roadmap to workplace and organizational change, Inside Out is packed with practical tools for working collectively towards racial justice and dismantling institutional racism.


This essential guide includes:

  • An adaptive approach to moving race conversations forward with authenticity and genuine curiosity

  • Concrete strategies to help unpack the painful legacies of power, privilege, and oppression

  • A framework including awareness, knowledge, skills, and action/advocacy

  • Key components for engaging effectively, calling people in, bridging the divide, identifying and addressing microaggressions, and guiding difficult interactions

  • Critical cross-cultural skills for facilitators and leaders faced with fears, worries, conflicts, and concerns that surface in PoC and White participants

  • Helpful suggestions for equity leaders trying to find their why and identify their foundational beliefs, as well as tips for practicing self-care to lessen burnout and fatigue

  • How to establish an equity team and bring decision makers on board

  • Checklists, discussion questions, recommended readings, best practices, and many other valuable resources.


Inside Out is written specifically for prospective leaders championing diversity, equity, and inclusion in their workplace.  It is a must-read for anyone guiding the challenging work of becoming an anti-racist organization where no one's identity is a barrier to access or opportunity and everyone belongs.

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Recipient of the 2023 King County Literary Lion, 2023 International Book Awards Finalist, 2023 Living Now Book Awards Silver Winner

This book is a beautiful masterclass - such a perfect balance of concrete strategies and vulnerable realness. So dang refreshing and helpful, especially as I continue to grow internally and as a space-holder for other groups.

Ben Rueler

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About the Author

Dr. Caprice Hollins is co-Founder of Cultures Connecting. She received a B.A. in psychology from Seattle University and M.A. and Psy.D. degrees in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Multicultural and Community Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology―LA. She became licensed in Washington State in 2000 and has over 20 years of experience studying and working with ethnically diverse populations. Her experience includes opening and Directing the Department of Equity & Race Relations for Seattle Public Schools. Dr. Hollins spent 20 years at the Seattle School of Theology & Psychology where she was an Affiliate Professor in the Counseling Department. She works hard to balance her passion and commitment to equity and social justice while at the same time raising a family with her husband, Gary Hollins. Watch her 2020 TEDxSeattle titled "What white people can do to move race conversations forward."

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