RIDES distinguishes between desegregation and true integration, that creates diverse, equitable, and inclusive schools.


What is true integration?History of Integration


Click on various parts of the Systemic Improvement Map (e.g., Student) to access resources specific to that domain!

Systemic Improvement Map Family & Community Partnerships Students Leadership Teacher Curriculum Culture Systems & Structures






RIDES works with schools, districts, and charter management organizations to promote diversity, equity, and true integration.


Where to begin: The RIDES Progress AssessmentHow to proceed: The RIDES Equity Improvement Cycle

How we accomplish our mission

“Unless our children begin to learn together, then there is little hope that our people will ever learn to live together.”

—Thurgood Marshall
Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

From our Blog

Reflecting on the Stonewall Riots: 50 Years Later

Image and post by Amy Jiravisitcul
Reflecting on the Stonewall Riots: 50 Years Later

With the passing of Pride Month this year, we took time and space to reflect on the legacy of the Stonewall Riots. On June 28, 1969, a New York City police raid targeted Stonewall Inn of Greenwich Village--one of few establishments catering to members of the LGBTQ community, including homeless youth, sex workers, and other marginalized groups....

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