Anti-Racism and Equity Resources
Below are links to various resources that you may find useful in your own journey or in your programs. If you have other resources that you’d like to share with CCMA, please send an email to Laura Hagmann
The Obama Organization lists ways to get involved, donate, and learn
Contact your Congressional representatives with the NAACP
For White People:
“White Debt” by Eula Biss
Anti-Racism Advocacy Toolkits:
White Ally Toolkit: Equips white people with communication skills to allow them to become more persuasive in conversations with racism skeptics.
Maryland Lynching Memorial Project works to document and advocate for public acknowledgement of the history of racial terror in Maryland
Washington Post article: AU Report Outlines Racial Disparities in Washington Region
Resources for K-8 Learning:
Children’s books on race and racism: These books support conversations about race, racism, and resistance with children ages 3-13.
“Fare for the Free Child” Podcast: “Akilah S. Richards and guests discuss the fears and the fares (costs) of raising free black and brown children in a world that tends to diminish, dehumanize, and disappear them.”
National Bail Fund: If you can’t show up to protest in person, support protesters by donating to help bail out activists and fight for the end of cash bail.
Campaign Zero uses data, research, and human rights principles to create urgent policy solutions with a particular focus on policing and incarceration.
Reclaiming the Block recommends funds for the greater movement.
Photo by Asa Rogers