Anti-Racism and Equity Resources

June 3, 2020

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

Get Involved:

 The Obama Organization lists ways to get involved, donate, and learn

Resources for Accountability and Action for Black Lives

Contact your Congressional representatives with the NAACP

For White People:

Six Ways to Deepen Your Understanding of Anti-Racism as a White Person 

“White Debt” by Eula Biss

“75 Things White People Can Do For Racial Justice”

On Being, Krista Tippett interviews Eula Biss

Anti-Racism Advocacy Toolkits:

Toolkit to Deepen White Anti-racism

Steps to Do Now to Fight Racism in Our Community

Civilrights.org’s New Era of Public Safety Toolkit

White Ally Toolkit: Equips white people with communication skills to allow them to become more persuasive in conversations with racism skeptics.

Mid-Atlantic Region:

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: 

PBS on teaching Black History 

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.”

Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners

Donate:

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.

 

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