Social Justice Educational Resources

Racial Justice:

Materials from May 7, 2017, White Culture Supremacy Teach-In (Understanding and Deconstructing Institutionalized White Supremacy in the United States):

Additional Materials & Resources for Digging Deeper, Dialog, and Action

Videos

Articles

Books

  • Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates (2015)
  • Blind Spot: Hidden Biases of Good People, by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald (2013)
  • It’s the Little Things: Everyday Interactions That Anger, Annoy, and Divide the Races, by Lena Williams (2000)
  • Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson (2014)
  • The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander (2012)
  • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson (2011)

Groups and Organizations

Upstander/Active Bystander Resources

  • Step Up! Strategies for Effective Helping, addressing emergency and nonemergency situations, direct and indirect intervention, different intervention styles, making values based decisions, and the core steps in the decision making process, with resources for students and facilitators, at http://stepupprogram.org/.
  • Active Bystander Strategies, at https://www.wraptn.org/active-bystander.html and at http://web.mit.edu/bystanders/strategies/.
  • Resources from the Tyler Clementi Foundation, which works to end online and offline bullying in schools, workplaces and faith communities in the United States, including the “upstander pledge,” toolkits, and training programs, at http://tylerclementi.org/programs/
  • 10 Ways to Be an Upstander, at https://tinyurl.com/jswkq5p, adapted from “BullyBust,” an initiative of the National Schools Climate Center.
  • The Four Ds of Bystander Intervention: How To Make The World A Better Place, by Abbey Fox, from the Thought Catalog, at http://tcat.tc/13azvWK
  • Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence: A Guide for Preventionists, from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, at https://tinyurl.com/l6a3y3g
  • Upstanders, a Starbucks original series, presenting a collection of short stories, films and podcasts sharing the experiences of “upstanders,” described as “ordinary people doing extraordinary things to create positive change in their communities,” at https://upstanders.starbucks.com/
  • The Holocaust: Bystanders and Upstanders, at https://tinyurl.com/jyynwkr, part of an online series of lessons from Facing History and Ourselves, a nonprofit international organization whose stated mission is “to engage students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and anti-Semitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry.”

Criminal Justice

Immigration

LGBTQ+

Homelessness & Poverty

The Environment

World Peace

Local