Some of our favorite resources for equity
Poverty, More Than A Matter of Black and White,by inequality.org
Top Charts of 2016, by Economic Policy Institute
Policy Link has amazing resources, reports, and best practices for intersectional equity.
Race Equity in the Center Guide from Proinspire
Racial Equity Tools has tools, resources, definitions focused on racial equity.
Kimberlé Crenshaw gives an essential talk on The Urgency of Intersectionality about how race and gender discrimination have very real economic and life threatening impacts.
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates is a must-read book on the impact of racism and class oppression on one family, and the ripple effect on our nation and world.
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander is a ground breaking book on the racist policies and practices that have caused the explosion of
Watch the movie 13th by filmmaker Ava DuVernay. The movie uncovers the policies and practices that have caused the increase in the US prison population from 300,000 to 2.5 million within a few short decades. It is on Netflix.
Brene Brown TED talk on the power of vulnerability. 38 million listens!
Play the game Spent - a simulation of living in poverty.
Must Listen! Podcast on Poverty Myths in America
Watch: How Inequality Harms Societies - Richard Wilkinson, 16 min TED talk
Guiding Principles of Trauma Informed Care:
Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap. 2013. Paul C. Gorski. Teachers College Press.
Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice, revised edition. 2017. Kivel, P. Gabriola Island, BC, Canada: New Society Publishers.
Where We Stand: Class Matters. 2000. bell hooks. Routledge.