Resources

Diversity Committee Resources
Central York School District

revised and banned: 8/25/2020
ban reversed: 9/20/2021

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ARTICLES

“Black Lives Matter” or “All Lives Matter” – The Good Book Blog – Biola University
https://www.biola.edu/blogs/good-book-blog/2020/black-lives-matter-or-all-lives-matter

Antiracist work in schools: Are you in it for the long haul? https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/antiracist-work-in-schools-are-you-in-it-for-the-long-haul

Being Antiracist | National Museum of African American History and Culture
https://nmaahc.si.edu/learn/talking-about-race/topics/being-antiracist

PASA Statement on Racism
https://www.pasa-net.org//Files/Docs/2020/racismstatement.pdf

AASA Issues Statement on Recent Events and Racial Inequality in our Nation:
https://aasa.org/content.aspx?id=44754

Learning Forward Statement in Support of Demands for Justice
https://learningforward.org/press-release/learning-forward-statement-in-support-of-demands-for-justice/

Addressing Race and Trauma in the Classroom – The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
https://www.schoolcounselor.org/asca/media/PDFs/FINAL-Race-and-Trauma-in-the-Classroom-Factsheet.pdf

Racial Equity and Inclusion (resources from the Annie E. Casey Foundation)
https://www.aecf.org/topics/racial-equity/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=equity-and-inclusion&utm_content=&utm_term=casey-twitter

How To Root Out Racism in Your School (Tyrone Howard, from Education Week)
https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/06/04/how-to-root-out-anti-black-racism-from.html

15 Classroom Resources for Discussing Racism, Policing, and Protest (from Education Week)
http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2020/06/15_classroom_resources_for_discussing_racism_policing_and_protest.html

We Need to Name it: Racism is a Public Health Crisis (from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families)
https://ccf.georgetown.edu/2020/06/02/we-need-to-name-it-racism-is-a-public-health-crisis/

Black Lives Matter at School (resources from the NEA)
https://neaedjustice.org/black-lives-matter-school-resources/#Talking_About_Race

As Diversity Grows, So Must We (from ASCD)
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/mar07/vol64/num06/As-Diversity-Grows,-So-Must-We.aspx

Leading Difficult Staff Conversations about Race (from SHARE) https://blog.sharetolearn.com/leaders-link/talking-about-race/

Race Talk: Engaging Young People in Conversations about Race and Racism (from the Anti-Defamation League)
https://www.adl.org/education/resources/tools-and- strategies/race-talk-engaging-young-people-in-conversations-about

Anti-Racist Resources (LeaningForwardPA)
https://www.pasa-net.org/Files/Docs/2020/AntiRacistResourcesLFPA.pdf

Research and Issues (from the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy)
https://irrpp.uic.edu/pdf/Research/IRRPP_ResourcePage.pdf

RaceWorks – A free, racial literacy digital toolkit (from Stanford University)
http://sparqtools.org/raceworks/

Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism (a CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall For Kids and Families)
https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/06/app-news-section/cnn-sesame-street-race-town-hall-app-june-6-2020-app/index.html

BOOKS

Anti-Racists Resources:
List for Educators:
https://culturallyresponsiveleadership.com/antiracistbooks/
List for Learners:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1bIdOmyjGMx6HHAzI5aYXroA_4qohkA-YJXMqfTrk_Dk/edit

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations about Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16280.Why_Are_All_The_Black_Kids_Sitting_Together_in_the_Cafeteria_?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=6avT14hQUJ&rank=1

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/46002342-me-and-white-supremacy?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=CXn5fzXRKS&rank=1

Being the Change: Lessons and Strategies to Teach Social Comprehension by Sara Ahmed
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/38496804-being-the-change?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=0qVKhdpXje&rank=1

Read the World: Rethinking Literacy for Empathy and Action in a Digital Age by Kristin Ziemke and Katie Muhtaris
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/51151832-read-the-world?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=gaVNKYc6OK&rank=4

This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewel- Educator Guide
https://www.quartoknows.com/books/9780711245211/This-Book-Is-Anti-Racist.html?direct=1

Can we talk about race? Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/635112.Can_We_Talk_about_Race_?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=aLXvtL2vA8&rank=1

Beyond Theory: A Blueprint To Implement African-Centered Education, by Abena Walker
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/50881887-beyond-theory?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=pQbdp10tMa&rank=1

Our Favorite African Adrinkra Symbols: A Coloring Book, by Abena Walker
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52795870-our-favorite-african-adrinkra-symbols?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=kGideDj9to&rank=1

Shining Legacy: A Treasury of Storypoems and Tales for the Young So Black Heroes Forever Will Be Sung by Nkechi Taifa (1983-06-06)
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3228699-shining-legacy?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=jvpC6xfr3u&rank=1

So You Want to Ralk About Rase by Ileoma Oluo :
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35099718-so-you-want-to-talk-about-race

Reparations Yes!: The Legal and Political Reasons Why New Afrikaans, Black People in the United States, Should Be Paid Now for the Enslavement of Our by Chokwe Lumumba , Imari Abubakari Obadele, Nkechi Taifa
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3781145-reparations-yes?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=CXBOHofa6o&rank=1

Picture Books for Teachers/Counselors:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/18pOK3roiwPQ9WF7D2wA0o7Ktr8KwAJeZfn-o6O8T__Y/

DOCUMENTARIES

“The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross”, a 6-part PBS documentary.
https://www.pbs.org/show/african-americans-many-rivers-cross/

“I am not Your Negro”, a documentary based on the writings of James Baldwin.
https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/documentaries/i-am-not-your-negro/

ONLINE RESOURCES

Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards
https://www.tolerance.org/sites/default/files/2017-06/TT_Social_Justice_Standards_0.pdf

Teaching Tolerance: Discussing Race, Racism, and other Difficult Topics with Students
webinar: https://www.learningforjustice.org/professional-development/webinars/lets-talk-discussing-race-racism-and-other-difficult-topics-0
handout: http://www.tolerance.org/sites/default/files/general/TT%20Difficult%20Conversations%20web.pdf

Unboxing Equity For Educators:
https://www.teacher2teacher.education/2020/06/18/love-is-an-action/

Curated Anti-Racism resources for educators:
http://bit.ly/ANTIRACISMRESOURCES

Nearpod Racial Justice Guide:
https://nearpod.com/blog/racial-justice-resource-guide/

PRESENTATIONS

A Message to Central by Niema Abdullah
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1X7mSuG5HiGbvyyKYfRIFs82hA8tHSETr/view?usp=sharing

VIDEOS

I Am NOT Black, You are NOT White
https://youtu.be/q0qD2K2RWkc

Jane Elliot’s variety of videos
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpGwCuF2hVma_xi8uLmwwrc5e6d8Zt3d4.

Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts
Training | link
Leader Guide |  PDF
Participant Handout |  PDF

TEDx talk of Camara Jones MD on Allegories on race:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNhcY6fTyBM

Ibram X. Kendi on “How to Be an Antiracist” | PBS | Aspen Ideas | Book Talk | Berkeley

Webinar: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms: A Response to Racism in America:
https://home.edweb.net/webinar/classroommanagement20200708/

WEBSITE

Teaching Tolerance
https://www.teachingtolerance.org