Social justice education

Work toward creating a fair and equal society where each individual matters, their rights are recognized and protected, and decisions are made that are fair and honest.


Participatory Organizations, Patterns, Processes & Tools – An Overview & Taxonomy

Explore the variety of practices (skills, knowledge, processes, etc.) important for sharing work and achievements within a participatory organization.

Christopher Allen

Five Faces of Oppression

Better understand oppression and how it affects humanity.

Iris Marion Young

Resource Library of Social Justice Articles

Access numerous articles and resources to help with topics related to social justice.

Various sources

Social Cognitive Theory: An Agentic Perspective

Discover how humans are becoming change agents of for own evolution.

Annual Review of Psychology
Book Report

Readings for Diversity and Social Justice

A briefing of valuable concepts and ideas related to identity and oppression through a social justice lens.

Maurianne Adams, et al
Book Chapter

The Cycle of Socialization

Explore socializing, how it happens, where it comes from, how it impacts our lives and more.

Maurianne Adams, et al
Book Chapter

The Cycle of Liberation

Discover a path to liberation, or “critical transformation,” by exploring patterns of events common to successful liberation efforts.

Maurianne Adams, et al
Book Chapter

Developing a Liberatory Consciousness

Discover a process to developing a liberatory consciousness and what to do when you are faced with situations of oppression.

Maurianne Adams, et al
Case Studies

Unrealized Impact

Explore how diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential ingredients to achieving equity and excellence.

Unrealized Impact

Transforming Institutional Values

Use this continuum on your journey to becoming an antiracist, multicultural institution that shares power among all social groups who hold stake.

Crossroads Anti-Racism Organizing and Training

Stages of Change

Explore the stages of change, including why we do or do not achieve desired changes.

Various sources
External Website


Explore the definition, roles, and responsibilities of being an ally.

The Anti-Oppression Network
External Website

The Center for Racial Justice in Education

Explore a robust resource library of reading lists, reports, guides, and much more in various areas of work related to race and racial justice.

The Center for Racial Justice in Education

26 Mini-Films for Exploring Race, Bias and Identity With Students

Consider perspectives different from your own and challenge your biases and prejudices by viewing these mini-films.

New York Times

White Supremacy Culture

Better understand how white supremacy culture manifests in organization and how to repair it.

Dismantling Racism: A Workbook for Social Change Groups

White Dominant Culture & Something Different

In the U.S., white, middle-class culture shapes the way organizations function. This worksheet examines why and the limitations and dangers of this norm, while also offering different viewpoints and perspectives.

Adapted for ACCE from an adaptation by Partners for Collaborative Change based on “White Supremacy Culture” by Tema Okun and Kenneth Jones

The Black suffragists you should know on the 19th Amendment’s 100th anniversary

Look back at some of the women who fought for the right to vote, though it took another half-century for their vision to be fully realized.


The 1619 Project

The 1619 Project is an ongoing initiative from The New York Times Magazine that began in August 2019, the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative.

The New York Times


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