Indigenous Ways of Knowing: A Tribal Equity Toolkit
Offered by the Native American Program of Legal Aid Services of Oregon, the Indigenous Ways of Knowing Program at Lewis and Clark, the Western States Center, the Pride Foundation, and Basic Rights Oregon. The nation's first guide for Two Spirit and LGBT equity in Indian Country.
A Katrina Reader
Dedicated to all Katrina Survivors and the Grassroots Racial Justice Organizations of New Orleans, the reader was compiled by a team of white anti-racist solidarity activists and is designed to highlight grassroots racial justice organizing and activity in New Orleans and beyond.
Race Equity Tools
Designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity, the site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and help those working toward justice.
Race: The Power of an Illusion
The website is an online companion to California Newsreel's 3-part documentary about race in society, science, and technology. The website includes learning activities, including a timeline and other "games" designed to teach about the power of the race construct.
#BlackLivesMatter Nashville: A Bibliography for the Revolution
This website offers a "rolling bibliography of books that have been helpful for us while we conceptualize and navigate this movement."
A Vision for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom, and Justice
This is the platform of The Movement for Black Lives Matter, with detailed and specific demands in the areas of the war on Black people, reparations, investment and divestment, economic justice, community control, and political power.
SNCC Digital Gateway
The SNCC Digital Gateway: Learn from the Past, Organize for the Future, Make Democracy Work is a collaborative project of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC—pronounced “Snick”) Legacy Project, Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies, and Duke University Libraries. This documentary website tells the story of how young activists in SNCC united with local people in the Deep South to build a grassroots movement for change, portrays how SNCC, alongside thousands of local Black residents, worked for Black people to take control of their political and economic lives, and unveils the inner workings of SNCC as an organization, examining how it coordinated sit-ins and freedom schools, voter registration and economic cooperatives, anti-draft protests and international solidarity struggles.
For PARENTS and TEACHERS*
Asian American Curriculum Project . Aimed at educating the public on the great diversity of the Asian American experience.
Raising Race Conscious Children . A blog designed to support adults who want to talk about race and racial justice with young children.
Rethinking Schools Magazine . An activist publication, with a whole host of articles and resources written by and for teachers wanting to teach a social justice curriculum.
Teaching for Change . A fabulous selection of children's books on racism and other topics.
Teach About Selma . Interactive lessons and resources that invite students to think creatively and critically about today's fights for social justice.
Teaching about 1963 in 2013 . A website that covers the origins, intellect, and breadth of the Civil Rights Movement to inform us in the present day.
Zinn Education Project . Based on the work of the late historian Howard Zinn (best known for his People's History of the United States), this website offers an accurate, complex, and engaging understanding of U.S. history to teachers and students.
*Thanks to Paul Kivel for most of this list. You can learn more about Paul Kivel, educator, writer, activist at his website here.
ORGANIZING and TRAINING
Black Lives Matter
Created in 2012 after Trayvon Martin's murder and rooted in the experiences of Black people in this country who actively resist de-humanization, Black Lives Matter is a call to a world where Black lives are affirmed.
A center for political education and movement building based in the San Francisco Bay area; committed to anti-racist work with the goal of deepening anti-racist commitment in white communities and building multiracial movements for liberation.
Crossroads AntiRacism Organizing & Training
Working to dismantle systemic racism and build antiracist multicultural diversity within institutions and communities.
Highlander Research and Education Center
Serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the South.
Jewish Voice for Peace North Carolina
Using grassroots organizing, education, advocacy, and media to work for a lasting and just peace that recognizes the rights of both Palestinians and Israelis for security and self-determination.
OpenSource Leadership Strategies
Addresses the leadership and organization development needs of nonprofits and other social change agents seeking to be the change they seek in the world.
Organizing Against Racism
A network of anti-racism groups and activities based in the North Carolina Triangle area coming together to continue developing awareness about how racism lives in us and our institutions in order to create strong, organized, and clear efforts to dismantle racism.
The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond
Focuses on understanding what racism is, where it comes from, how it functions, why it persists and how it can be undone.
Builds communication capacities among low-income families of color and provides multiple ways to shift public dialogue on local, regional, and national levels. Offers leadership development, people-centered communication tools, education, and civic engagement to build a social movement infrastructure in the U.S. South.
Racial Equity Institute
An alliance of trainers and organizers devoted to the work of anti-racist transformation.
Southerners on New Ground (SONG)
A regional Queer Liberation organization that embodies the best of the South's freedom traditions and works towards the transformation of our economic, social, spiritual, and political relationships. SONG envisions a multi-issue southern justice movement that unites us across class, age, race, ability, gender, immigration status, and sexuality.
Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ)
A national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice through community organizing, mobilizing, and education.
United for a Fair Economy
Challenges the concentration of wealth and power that corrupts democracy, deepens the racial divide, and tears communities apart. Uses popular economics education, trainings, and communication to support social movements working for a sustainable and equitable economy.
From White Racist to White Anti-Racist: White Anti-Racist Identity Development . Tema Okun
Honoring the Hearts of Our Nation . Vivette Jeffries-Logan and Marshall Jeffries
Seeking Wholeness in a Race Constructed World . Suzanne Plihcik
Walking the Sacred Healing Circle . Vivette Jeffries-Logan
White Supremacy Culture . Tema Okun
Open Letter to White North Carolinians . dRworks white caucus (2013)
Americana Indian: Thinking Twice about Images that Matter . Nancy Marie Mithlo at TEDxABQWomen
Healing Legacies: A panel on Intergenerational Trauma. The panel includes moderator Agustina Vidal (The Icarus Project), Cara Page (Audre Lorde Project, Kindred Southern Healing Justice), Julia Bennett (Harriet's Apothecary, Third Root Community Health Center), and Jes Kelley (Dismantling Racism). The event was organized by the Icarus Project and co-sponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women and held in December 2016.