A toolkit for organizations interested in taking an equity pause, auditing equity work, and making equity commitments
This Google document contains links to community bail funds, memorial funds, political education resources, organizations to put on your radar as well as general advice/tips for people attending protests or using social media as an organizing tool.
Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.
Before you share an MLK quote, understand that you’re quoting a proud political radical
Short but good read on the history of police brutality in this country
Summary of the Kerner Commission report, produced in 1967 after several summers of riots in cities like Watts and Detroit
Text of a May 1967 speech by Dr. King usually called the “Three Evils” speech that he gave in the context of the Vietnam War.
2015 Time magazine on riots in history – have they historically created change? A variety of voices and POVs on the topic are quoted.
Stop AAPI Hate is a U.S.-based coalition dedicated to ending racism and discrimination against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAs & PIs). We strive to advance the multiracial movement for equity and justice by building power for our communities, working in solidarity with other communities of color, and advocating for comprehensive solutions that tackle the root causes of race-based hate.
- Therapy for Black Girls website
- Therapy for Black Men website
- Dear Black Women Project website
- Mentoring is a MUST: Liberating Black Males through Mentoring
- ACE Academy: Academy for Creating Excellence (ACE) exists to prepare men of color for excellence through the core values of FAMILY, ACADEMICS, MOTIVATION, and ENVIRONMENT (FAME).
- Black Virtual Wellness Directory
- Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community
- Black Mental Health website
- Black Mental Heath Alliance
- Self-Care Tips for Black People Who Are Struggling With This Very Painful Week
- “The Safe Place” – an app geared towards Black community
- Live Another Day: Resources to Support Black People
- A comprehensive list of resources, books, films, to read, and resources for white people – READ MORE
- A list of tiered resources for white people working toward anti-racism – READ MORE
- IMPORTANT READING: Becoming an Anti-Racist White Ally: How a White Affinity Group can Help
Abolitionist Teaching Network’s mission is simple: develop and support educators to fight injustice within their schools and communities. This guide builds from the premise that injustice manifests differently in different schools and communities. Abolitionist Teaching cannot be distilled to a list of “best practices” because it is a way of life.
Examples and ideas you can use to teach social justice history and develop community-building skills from the Veterans of Hope Project, a community-based educational initiative on religion, culture and participatory democracy — READ MORE
Program Resource to help teachers make multicultural education a priority in lesson plans and provide strategies while empowering inclusion in the classroom — READ MORE
- 26 Ways to Be in the Struggle Beyond the Streets
- Affirming Black Lives Without Inducing Trauma
- Michigan League for Public Policy 21 Day Equity Challenge
- Sign petitions
- Show Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Groups
- So what can you do in the face of two pandemics?
- Support the demands of the King County Equity Now Coalition
Support bailout of protestors in Seattle stepping up to disrupt racism.
Support other important anti-racist organizations and movements
- ACLU – Washington
- Equal Justice Initiative
- George Floyd Memorial Fund
- I Run With Maud – Justice for Amaud Arbery Fundraiser
- Justice for Breonna Taylor Petition and Fundraiser
- Minnesota Freedom Fund
- National Bailout Fund – Free Black Mamas (the website is a little slow, please have patience if you wish to donate)
- The Anxiety and Depression Association of America — 1-240-485-1001
- The National Alliance on Mental Illness — 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)
- The Suicide Prevention Lifeline —1-800-273-8255
- The Association of Black Psychologists — 1-301-449-3082
- Crisis Text Line
- 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
- SAMHSA’s National Helpline [Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration]
- Stronghearts Native Helpline
This guide offers an abundance of information and resources for people affected by ADHD. This guide features:
- Educational Materials
- Skill-Building Strategies
- Support Groups and Communities