Race Resilience. Racism Is Killing the Planet. Last week, my family and I attended an interfaith rally in Los Angeles in defense of Black life.
We performed a group ritual in which we made noise for nine minutes to mark the last moments of George Floyd’s life. My wife, my oldest daughter, and I played African drums to mark those nine minutes with the rhythm of a beating heart. #BlackEcologies. Designing recruitment with equality, fairness and values in mind. How your organisation employs people is at the heart of its commitment to equality.
The advert, application form, interview, the practical test (if you have one) and how you manage probation periods is an opportunity to address internal inequality and help shift the values and culture of your organisation. I’ve worked in charities, NGOs and cooperatives for over twenty years, in areas of mental health, learning disabilities, environment, human rights and housing. Over the years I’ve designed many recruitment processes, shortlisted hundreds of candidates and interviewed dozens of people for jobs, including volunteers, permanent and short term staff, maternity cover and consultants.
Neon power and privilege intro guide.
Racial Equity Tools. Home / Fundamentals / Core concepts Whiteness and White Privilege Overview On any given day, in any given place in the United States, a person is less likely to be stopped and accused of committing a crime – whether they have committed one or not – if he or she belongs to a group that has historically been defined as white for a sufficient period of time in the United States. Dismantling White Supremacy in Nonprofits: a starting point - YNPN-TC. By Jarell Skinner-Roy I have a confession to make; I no longer work in the nonprofit sector in Minnesota, nor do I live in the state.
I recently made the big decision to pursue graduate school in order to further my own passions and learning. Runnymede Trust / Reframing Race. Reframing Race is an initiative from Runnymede and Voice4Change England with the ambitious aim of 'reframing' the public conversation around race, racism and racial equality.
Together with activists, we will develop new approaches to persuade mainstream audiences that: a) racism has significant impacts;b) action for race equality is important;c) we can solve racism. Reframing Race has appointed more than 30 'Reframers', who together comprise a selective network of advocates with the potential to influence the public conversation on race. Our Reframers will help inform, shape, and ultimately disseminate, the research-based messages devised over the life of the 2-year programme. If you would like to be kept informed about the progress of the Reframing Race programme, including the results of original race equality messaging research, please register your interest at email@example.com Together we can reframe the public discourse on race, and end race inequality. - The Washington Post. MTV's Look Different. For Our White Friends Desiring to Be Allies.
2 Gulati AB3. Rachel-cargle. Black History Month Library – Google Drive. What Is White Privilege, Really? Mcintosh. Tolerance. Understanding and Dismantling Racism: A Booklist for White Readers. Resources - White Privilege Resource Guide - Research Guides at University of San Francisco. 13 Resources for Teaching About White Privilege. The International Journal of Critical Pedagogy.
F.A.Q.s. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS – AND THEIR ANSWERS (Updated, December, 2014) This page serves to provide answers to questions I am often asked, but which I may not have directly addressed in an essay or other blog post; or, alternately, to questions that I have addressed elsewhere, but which are so commonly asked that placing answers in a FAQ page makes sense. 1.
1047432218. EconStor: White fragility as an obstacle to anti-racist resilience planning: Opportunities for equity-conscious partnerships. Anti-racism resources for white people. Syllabus for White People. This list was pulled from Google Docs.
It had to be scrubbed of CSS and other ugly formatting to be usable here, which inadvertently removed some useful formatting. URLs were manually cleaned, so may have been broken. The Roots of White Supremacy are in Our Bodies - Transition Network. By Madelanne Rust-D’Eye.
Like so many people, I’m feeling deeply impacted by the recent events in Charlottesville. I am touched and stirred by the voices of People of Colour (like Layla Saad’s in her letter, I Need to Talk to Spiritual White Women About White Supremacy, Part One), urging White People to step forward and take their share of responsibility for changing the status quo. I am a White Person. How I discovered I am white - renegade mothering. When I was 14 or so, I asked my grandmother why we didn’t have a “white club” at school.
I don’t recall her response, but I do remember feeling particularly smug and vaguely angry that there was a “Latino” club and a “Chinese” club but not a “white” club. SU_MIN7060_THE COLOR OF FEAR. Conducting a privilege walk. This "privilege walk" exercise helps participants develop awareness of themselves, which can improve how they relate to others.
Social Justice Toolbox. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Colour: Amazon.co.uk: Moraga, Cherrie, Anzaldua, Gloria, C Moraga, G Anzaldua: 9780913175033: Books. This collection is so brilliant and eye-opening.
It provides insight into the individual lives of women under the demographics of sexual and racial minority. As a white, lower-middle-class woman, I haven't experienced the complex webs woven by the intersectionalities of oppression these writers face. By no means can these select women speak for all members of their ethnic/sexual/gender/etc. minorities, but this is an excellent piece of introduction to radical writing. On one last note, I'd like to stress that the reader consider the historic context these women were writing in. It is important to understand that in the 70's and 80's, women of various minorities were not given a share of the Second-Wave stage in the feminist and women's movements.
Social Justice Toolbox » Privilege for Sale. An activity that gets groups talking about and examining privilege.
Materials & Media: Participant handouts(optional) writing implementScrap paper for money amounts for groups Set Up: Write amounts of money to give to the different groups on pieces of scrap paper. The amounts should differ (300, 500, 700, 900, 1100) and ideally are not divisible by the # of people in the group. Goals & Learning Outcomes: For participants to realize what privileges they may not realize they have and/or take for grantedFor participants to recognize that privilege is not only a legal construct but also social, religious, economical and so onFor participants to see how their personal perspective, life situation, etc. influence the types choices they make Process Steps & Talking Points:
The assumptions of white privilege and what we can do about it. Web upiphotostwo746325.jpg A Black Lives Matter protester carries a sign against police brutality as protests around the country continue over the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police in the days of the coronavirus pandemic May 30 in New York City. (Newscom/UPI/Corey Sipkin) "Every white person in this country — I do not care what he says or what she says — knows one thing. … They know that they would not like to be black here. If they know that, they know everything they need to know. And whatever else they may say is a lie. " — James Baldwin, "Speech at the University of California Berkeley," 1979 It has never been easy to be black in America. Black Racial Justice & Community Orgs - Google Sheets.
What Can I Do About the George Floyd Killing in the UK? The climate movement's silence - HEATED. Protesters kneel in front of New York City Police during a march to honor George Floyd near Union Square on May 31. Credit: John Moore/Getty Images. About a month ago, I got an email from a reader. This dude, who I call Climate Chad, wanted to unsubscribe because of this newsletter’s periodic focus on racial justice.