Resources we found useful
Do Right By Me embodies a significant social conversation about race and racism at a time when American society still struggles with understanding racism and its effects.
Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school. Educators use our materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants.
The Race Institute for K-12 Educators
The Race Institute for K-12 Educators is an affordable and accessible opportunity for educators to grow their racial identities. We believe that it is the job of all educators to support the positive racial identity development of students; educators cannot accomplish this if they themselves do not have a positive racial identity.
-Ali Michael, Ph.D., facilitator, writer & consultant
My American Melting Pot
The My American Meltingpot podcast is a weekly show about all the ways race influences and impacts our daily lives. Hosted by award-winning author and journalist, Lori L. Tharps and featuring fascinating guests who share their unique expertise, the podcast is meant to educate and inform, entertain and inspire. We’re driving the conversation forward about race and diversity in America and the world.
"You can’t expect to educate one percent of the students while 90 percent of them do not have the information that they need to qualify for future jobs, and expect our nation to still be on top." JAMELLA MILLER
This documentary includes Jamella's parents who have spoken publicly about the issue of inequity in school funding as well as getting involved in a lawsuit in 2014 against Pennsylvania’s Department of Education that claimed the state failed to “provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public education.”
Seeing the Water: Seven Values Targets for Anti-Racism Action
We already know many of the structural targets for anti-racism action: residential segregation by “race”; funding of public schools based on local property taxes; over-policing of communities of color; disproportionate incarceration of Black and Brown people; communities of color as environmental “sacrifice zones.” But we may have neglected the values targets for anti-racism action. Here are seven values to consider...