Racial Equity Resource Guide


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42 Resources found.

We Too Belong: Inclusive Practices in Immigration and Incarceration Law & Policy

The We Too Belong: Resource Guide of Inclusive Practices in Immigration and Incarceration Law & Policy highlights inclusive policies and practices, supplemented by case studies centered at the intersection of immigration and incarceration in the United States.


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American Promise

A documentary 13 years in the making, American Promise provides a rare look into the lives of two middle class black families as they embark on parenting and educating their sons.


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MediaOnFerguson – a Media Report from Race Forward

An recent addendum to the Moving the Race Conversation Forward report, #MediaOnFerguson includes content analysis on print, cable, and social media coverage of Ferguson after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.


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A New Way Forward Virtual Trainings

A New Way Forward Virtual Trainings are recordings of intimate phone calls with members of the A New Way Forward braintrust on important issues.


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5 Things that a 'My Sister’s Keeper Initiative' Must Include

5 Things that a 'My Sister’s Keeper Initiative' Must Include is an opinion article by Dr. Monique W. Morris offering five critical components and considerations for forming the foundation for a national, companion effort to support the healthy development of women and girls of color.


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Being Black is Not a Risk Factor: A Strengths-Based Look at the State of the Black Child

Being Black is Not a Risk Factor: A Strengths-Based Look at the State of the Black Child is a national report from the National Black Child Development Institute that provides resources, data and perspectives for challenging the prevailing harmful discourse about Black children.


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Lessons in Racial Justice & Movement Building: Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline in CO and Nationally

Lessons in Racial Justice and Movement Building: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline in Colorado and Nationally is a joint effort by Padres & Jóvenes Unidos (PJU) and Advancement Project to address excessively harsh and racially discriminatory school disciplinary procedures, which have proven to be endemic in public schools across the United States.


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State of Black America, 39th Edition

The State of Black America is the National Urban League’s seminal annual publication which has become one of the most highly anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought leadership around racial equality in America across economics, education, health social justice and civic engagement.


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Amicus Brief in King v. Burwell

This brief can serve as an important legal and advocacy resource for actors interested in expanding healthcare access to marginalized communities in the United States, particularly people of color.


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Under Suspicion, Under Attack: Xenophobic Political Rhetoric and Hate Violence against South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Middle Eastern, and Arab Communities in the United States

This research report from SAALT highlights findings of increased xenophobic political rhetoric and hate violence, explains best practices in community responses to such incidents, and includes recommendations for government leaders.


Tagged with: Research for Action, Advocacy & Organizing, Immigration, Articles

Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men

Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men is a package of content focused on highlighting life stages or events that, for black men in the United States, are uniquely confined by broad, social inequities


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Opening Doors/Forging New Paths – A Oral History project of The Winter Institute

Opening Doors/Forging New Paths is an oral history project about Mississippi's first African American Medical resident and first African American law school graduate.


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Strengthening National Security through Racial Equity

This brief released by Mission: Readiness explores how removing barriers that keep children of color from succeeding can help improve national security. According to the report, statistics released by the Department of Defense show that 75 percent of all young people ages 17 to 24 are currently unable to enlist in the United States military.


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Racial Equity Strengthens Communities and Makes Police More Effective

This report from Fight Crime: Invest in Kids shows that racial equity helps law enforcement be more effective in the communities they protect. Police forces that reflect the diversity of their communities can improve communications and foster cultural understandings that lead to both safer neighborhoods and stronger police-community relationships.


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The Urgency of Now: Foundations’ Role in Ending Racial Inequity

This article explores various approaches that foundations can use to advance racial equity and prosperity.


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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow offers the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement.


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Long Night's Journey Into Day

The Oscar nominated documentary Long Night's Journey Into Day is an exploration of the aftermath of the apartheid system in South Africa.


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Anne Braden: Southern Patriot

The documentary Anne Braden: Southern Patriot provides a moving, in-depth biography of an organizer and journalist who for a remarkable 60 years participated in the most significant movements for racial and economic justice in the South.


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Alaska Native Dialogues on Racial Equity

This is a short YouTube video describing the steps the First Alaskans Institute and the Alaska Native Dialogues on Racial Equity project have taken in support of achieving greater racial equity in Alaska.


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Cracking the Codes

“Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity” is a film that asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of systemic inequity.


Tagged with: Racial Healing, Advocacy & Organizing, Videos

Tips for Talking Racial Profiling - A Product of The Opportunity Agenda

A product of The Opportunity Agenda, "Tips for Talking Racial Profiling" provides ideas for handling the messaging challenges accompanying racial profiling in the United States.


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Tips for Messages on Anti-Immigrant State Laws in the South

This memo provides ideas for handling the messaging challenges accompanying a number of anti-immigration laws passed in Southern states.


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Transforming Historical Harms

"Transforming Historical Harms" is the product of Eastern Mennonite University's Coming to the Table, an organization providing leadership, resources and a supportive environment for those who seek to acknowledge and heal the wounds of racism.


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Mobile in Black and White: Race Relations in the Twenty-First Century

Mobile in Black and White is a documentary film project which seeks to establish the commitment of community stakeholders to address issues of race through open dialogue, to enable community ownership of those issues and to empower new leadership.


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Pathways to Racial Healing and Equity in the American South: A Community Philanthropy Strategy

Championing community philanthropy as an approach to social change, in 2010 the Clinton School Center on Community Philanthropy expanded its "Scholars in Residence" program with a new category of "Race and Equity" scholars designed to explore the connections between racism, systems inequity and community philanthropy.


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Talking to America about American Muslims - A Message Manual

This manual is a content guide for advocates, media watch-dogs, religious organizations and others who seek to improve perceptions of American Muslims and counter anti-Muslim sentiment in the media and public discourse.


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Moving the Race Conversation Forward

"Moving the Race Conversation Forward" is a two-part report by Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation that aims to reshape and reform the way we talk about race and racism in our country.


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Telling our Own Story: The Role of Narrative in Racial Healing

An important resource for leaders and practitioners working to overcome our nation’s legacy of racism. The authors present the power of the narrative and its important role in racial healing.


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Poverty and Race

Poverty & Race is a bi-monthly newsletter journal, is a forum for communicating news and ideas, as well as regularly reporting the results of PRRAC-sponsored research, the advocacy work that research has assisted and other relevant news.


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Active Voice Campaigns

Active Voice Campaigns are comprised of communications strategists who seek to harness the power of film to activate, ignite, and strengthen movements for social change.


Tagged with: Media and Communications, Racial Healing, Advocacy & Organizing, Immigration, Health & Family, Videos

Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide

This report lists and describes 10 ways to fight hate, cites examples of individuals and groups across the country tackling issues of intolerance, and provides a compilation of organizations and materials that can assist in the fight against hate.


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The Crisis Magazine

The Crisis is the official publication of the NAACP. It is a quarterly journal of civil rights, history, politics, and culture and seeks to educate and challenge its readers about issues that continue to plague African Americans and other communities of color.


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Racial and Ethnic Tensions: What Should We Do?

The National Issues Forums is a non?partisan nationwide network of educational and community organizations that convenes forums for citizens to deliberate about public issues. This report analyzes what happened in a series of National Issues Forums on racial and ethnic tensions.


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California Newsreel

California Newsreel has been producing and distributing films and videos along with study or facilitator guides and action toolkits for social change since 1968.


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Advancing Racial Equity in Communities: Lessons for Philanthropy

The purpose of this paper is to share the experiences from five communities as they have begun to address racial inequities and to show how philanthropy can encourage and support community members and leaders in this process.


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Steps Toward an Inclusive Community

This is a case study of how Clarksburg, a moderately sized community in West Virginia, responded to a KKK rally by conducting a counter-rally, the Get Real Rally, which in turn led to the Clarksburg Unity Project.


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Power and Empowerment

This chapter is part of a larger publication entitled The Action Guide for Advocacy and Citizen Participation.


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The Integration Debate: Competing Futures for American Cities

This book explores both long-standing and emerging controversies over the nation's ongoing struggles with discrimination and segregation. More urgently, it offers guidance on how these barriers can be overcome to achieve truly balanced and integrated living patterns.


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The Root

The Root is the premier news, opinion and culture site for African-American influencers. Founded in 2008, under the leadership of Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., The Root provides smart, timely coverage of breaking news, thought-provoking commentary and gives voice to a changing, more diverse America.


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The Injustice System of America

This compelling documentary, directed and produced by Cary Silberman, with Executive Producer Rik Walters, explores the inequities in America's justice system, focusing on the higher rate of incarceration experienced by minorities and the disparate conviction rate for African American drug offenders.


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A Loud Color

Louis Harding takes a tour of his neighborhood in post-Katrina New Orleans, recounting the contributions of notable African Americans to New Orleans culture and the long road ahead.


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Where Do I Get My Five?

"Where Do I Get My Five?" portrays five distinct stories about the challenges of healthy food access in South L.A.


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