The members of the Anti-Racism and Equity Institute are associated with Kent State University and from areas around Northeast Ohio. AREI faculty span all KSU campuses and are affiliated with multiple colleges including the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Nursing, the College of the Arts, the College of Education, Health, and Human Services, the College of Public Health, the College of Communication and Information, the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, and the College of Aeronautics and Engineering.

AREI amplifies the work of its members by facilitating scholarly connections and collaborations, offering access to research funding and support, and promoting strong community engagement.