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Sign up for the Call to Action to be invited to share your ideas about what we can do at Sonoma State to address the racial injustice that permeates our society and degrades Black lives.
Higher Education Must Work for Racial Justice - Center for Community Engagement blog post
What Happens to a Dream Deferred? - Sonoma State University President
Standing Together against Racism: A Call to Action - Sonoma State University Provost
Black Lives Matter - Sonoma State University Vice President for Student Affairs
Statement of Support - Sonoma State University Police Chief
We Are Now Changing the Things We Cannot Accept - President of Associated Students
Response to Systemic, Persistent Anti-Black Violence - Academic Senate
Black, Indigenous, People of Color Owned Business in Sonoma County list- submit a business here.
If you have the means, there are many resources — from bail funds to GoFundMe fundraisers for victims — that would benefit from your donation.
- Help George Floyd’s family cover funeral and burial costs as well as provide support for his children.
- Donate to a fundraiser for Breonna Taylor's family, supporting their fight for justice, here.
- Support Ahmaud Arbery’s mother and immediate family as well as their continuing legal battle.
- Donate to your local bail fund, or split your donation across 40 community bail funds to help jailed protestors. Some bail funds that have seen an influx of donations have been requesting that donations be sent elsewhere; this document keeps track of such requests and other details.
- Donate to the Emergency Release Fund, which supports trans protestors by posting bail for pretrial medically vulnerable individuals and anyone who identifies as LGBTQ.
- Donate to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, which fights for structural change.
- Donate to the Ida B. Wells Society, which supports journalists of color.
- Donate to Communities United Against Police Brutality, which offers numerous resources to support the fight against police brutality.
- Help demonstrators facing tear gas at protests by donating to a gas mask fund.
- Donate to a resource in this Mutual Aid Document, which lists not only bail funds but individuals purchasing supplies to help keep protestors safe, and other fundraisers.
Sign a petition calling for justice for Breonna Taylor here.
Sign a second petition here for Breonna.
For those who may not have the means to donate time or money, YouTuber Zoe Amira put together a video spotlighting music, poetry, and art from Black artists, with all proceeds from the ad revenue going directly to charity (the full list of organizations is at the beginning of the video). People across Tumblr and stan Twitter — pockets of internet communities full of teenagers who don’t have as much financial freedom — are sharing the link to help as much as they can. Simply disable your adblocker, play the video without skipping the ads, and click repeat when it’s over to add further ad revenue.
- The Appeal
- Brené Brown with Ibram X. Kendi
- Can one person change the criminal justice system?
- Cite Black Women
- The Daily
- The Groundings
- Hear To Slay
- Justice In America
- The Mind of the Village: Understanding Our Implicit Biases
- The Native Seed
- Pod Save The People
- Seeing White
- Speak Out with Tim Wise
- Still Processing
- What Next (by Slate) - Episode: A History of Violent Protest
- Toward a Universe of Scholarship on Race and Social Justice
- "All the Real Indians Died Off": And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans
- 10 Amazing Books for Teens Exploring Black History
- Asian and Asian American Books
- Award-Winning African American Books
- Bilingual Books (English/Spanish)
- Books About Native Americans
- Books About Racism and Social Justice
- Books with Characters of Color
- Books to Inspire Young Activists
- Books That Promote Diversity and Inclusion
- Claiming Anishinaabe: Decolonizing the Human Spirit
- Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners
- Civil Rights Books
- Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower
- Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor
- Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life
- So You Want to Talk About Race
- Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
- Stony the Road
- Tears we cannot stop : a sermon to white America
- They can't kill us all : the story of the struggle for Black lives
- When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir
- White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People To Talk About Racism
- 30 books to help you talk to your kids about racism
- 4 Family-Friendly Movies with Afro-Latinx Stars (video)
- Ibram X. Kendi on "How to Be an Antiracist" (video)
- 5 Diverse and Family-Friendly Movies Nominated for Oscars (video)
- 5 Latinx Documentaries That Celebrate Diversity in These Divided Times
- 6 Inspiring Black History Month Movies (video)
- Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
- Return (by singing wolf productions)
- Reel Injun
- 10 Inspiring Movies for Latino Families
- Asian and Asian American Movies
- Best Mexican and Mexican American Movies
- Great African American Movies
- Great TV Shows by and About Latinos
- Movies with Inspiring Role Models for African American Girls
- 5 Ways to Deal with Hate Speech Online (video)
- Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man (video)
- 5 Ways to Help Kids Deal with Challenging News (video)
- Explaining the News to Our Kids
- How to Talk to Kids About Difficult Subjects
- How to Talk to Kids About Violence, Crime, and War
- Teaching Kids Media Smarts During Breaking News
- Tips for Families Facing Hate Speech and Mass Shootings
- What's the Impact of Media Violence on Kids
- Where Kids Find Hate Online
- Association of American Colleges & Univerities Equity Scoreboard
- Anti Racist Resources for Your 2020-2021 Teaching
- Classroom Diversity and Inclusive Pedagogy
- Diversity Style Guide
- ‘Diversity Regimes’
- Inclusive Teaching Toolkit
- Racial Equity Tools Glossary
- The Life of a Black Academic: Tired and Terrorized
- The Social Justice Syllabus Design Tool: A First Step in Doing Social Justice Pedagogy
- University of Southern California Race & Equity Center