This brief video from Harvard Law School features Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, as he discusses the legacy of slavery and the vision behind creating the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and The Legacy Museum in Montgomery, Alabama.
The “Structural Racism Explained” video from the Othering & Belonging Institute draws upon many varied sources in formulating specific definitions for different types of racism. The video and prompts provided in this video and teaching guide are designed primarily for teachers to help students clarify and… Read More »Structural Racism Explained Video and Teaching Guide
The Measuring Discrimination Resource by Dr. David R. Williams provides tools for measuring experiences of racism in a more tangible way. This comprehensive resource includes an Everyday Discrimination Scale, questionnaires for measuring experiences of discrimination and work discrimination, a Heightened Vigilance Scale, and more.
As we reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, we must consider ways to adopt his teachings in our lives and the conversations we have about race and racism. Najaf Ahmad, senior managing editor for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), shares how we… Read More »Honoring MLK’s Legacy by Transforming Narratives
Necessary Conversations: Understanding Racism as a Barrier to Achieving Health Equity is a component of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation‘s “Culture of Health Series.” This book, written by Alonzo Plough, shows us how to move past fear, shame, and denial of acknowledging the United States’… Read More »Necessary Conversations: Understanding Racism as a Barrier to Achieving Health Equity
Healing Through Policy: Creating Pathways to Racial Justice is an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation, the American Public Health Association, and the National Collaborative for Health Equity. The goal of the first stage of the project is to curate a set of policies and practices that… Read More »Healing Through Policy: Creating Pathways to Racial Justice
Developed by Bayard Love and Deena Hayes-Greene from the Racial Equity Institute, the Groundwater Approach is a metaphorical framework for analyzing racism in the United States. Examples in this document, embedded below, can help deepen understandings of the manifestations of institutional racism. We hope that… Read More »The Groundwater Approach: Building a Practical Understanding of Structural Racism
Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Racism in the Value Chain of Food and Beverage
In this Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Racism in the Value Chain of Food and Beverage webinar, explore historical and current inequities in starting-up a food or beverage-based business. Panelists speak on their experience in being a BIPOC owner and working, marketing, and… Read More »Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Racism in the Value Chain of Food and Beverage
Examine the history of agricultural land ownership disparities and historical lockouts of financing with private institutions and the USDA in this webinar episode produced by Penn State Extension. Panelists speak on their own experiences with operating a farm project, funding, and financing a farm startup.… Read More »Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Financing and Land Access Inequities
If you ask, most farmers markets will tell you that the market is for everyone in the community. However, to some members of the community, farmers markets and CSA programs can feel exclusive. In the Exploring Racial Equity and Access in our Food System: Food Access,… Read More »Exploring Racial Equity and Access in Our Food System: Food Access, Equity, and Farmers Markets