The Racial Equity Impact Analysis (REIA) is a process that helps City of Minneapolis staff, departments, elected policymakers and community members consider racial equity outcomes when shaping policies, practices, programs and budgets. This process was adopted as part of the SREAP implementation. The process guides us in shifting our approach to our work and weaving racial equity into our everyday decision-making.
When the REIA is required:
- Legislative Process: A completed REIA will be required when bringing Requests for Council Action (RCAs) before a City Council committee for the following legislative actions:
- New ordinances and updates to ordinances
- Charter amendments
- New City enterprise policies and updates to policies Appointed Boards and Commissions (ABCs): ABCs are required to use a REIA to assess the racial equity impacts of their policy recommendations to City departments and decision-makers
Racial Equity Impact Analysis (REIA)- Process Guide