Social justice learning resources

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.

SPLC on Campus: A guide to bystander intervention

We can all find a way to safely take action that makes a difference. This guide provides those steps. It also examines how to prepare before you encounter such situations. As this guide makes clear, a little preparation can help you find a way to let someone know they are not alone and public harassment will not be tolerated.

SPLC on Campus

The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing

A powerful and practical guide to help you navigate racism, challenge privilege, manage stress and trauma, and begin to heal.

Anneliese A. Singh

We Do This ‘Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice

A must read from organizer, educator and curator Mariame Kaba about the abolition of the prison industrial complex and organizing in general.

Mariame Kaba

Dismantling Racism Workbook

This workbook designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity.

White Supremacy Culture

This incredible website contain artwork, poetry, quotes, and videos from racial justice activists, ancestors, warriors, and healers.

White Supremacy Culture


Building Black Power: Dismantling Anti-Blackness in Our Institutions and Movements

This is a webinar for organizational leaders seeking to disrupt the ways anti-Blackness shows up within teams, organizations, and communities with Merle McGee and Fiona Kanagasingam.

Equity in the Center

Race Equity Cycle Pulse Check

This is a free, online tool. Every team who completes it automatically receives a Score Report that highlights their strongest and weakest levers and resources for moving to the next stage of the cycle.

Equity in the Center

Building Movement Project

BMP develops research, tools, training materials & opportunities for partnership that bolster nonprofits’ ability to support the power of the people they serve.

Building Movement Project

Organizing Upgrade Youtube Channel

An online journal and discussion space designed to engage left leaders and innovators in the field of community organizing in strategic dialogue.

Organizing Upgrade

Pedagogy Guide

A leadership pedagogy for women of color organizers by Trish Adobea Tchume & Aida Cuadrado Bozzo with Viveka Chen, Zuri Tau, Holiday Simmons, & Susan Wilcox.

Calling In & Up

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

Teaching For Diversity & Social Justice

For nearly a decade, Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice has been the definitive sourcebook of theoretical foundations and curricular frameworks for social justice teaching practice.

Maurianne Adams

Readings for Diversity & Social Justice

For over ten years, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the go-to anthology for the broadest possible coverage of issues related to identity and oppression from a social justice perspective.

Maurianne Adams, Warren J. Blumenfeld, Carmelita Castaneda

Racial Equity Toolkit

Receive guidance in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies, initiatives, and programs to address racial inequity.

The City of Seattle

Strategies and Activities for Reducing Racial Prejudice and Racism

Be more productive in working together to build healthy communities and reduce racial prejudice and racism.

Community Tool Box

Privilege Walk Lesson Plan

Conduct the Privilege Walk activity to highlight the complicated intersections of privileges and marginalization within a group.

Peace Learner

Resources for Discussing & Disrupting Racism

Discover resources on dealing with racism for various audiences.

Oakland Unified School District

National Equity Project

Connect to various resources that explore the National Equity Project’s approach to achieving educational equity.

National Equity Project


Policy Link

Connect to additional resources and tools, including articles and toolkits.

Policy Link


Racial Equity Tools

Offering tools, research, tips, curricula, and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working for racial justice at every level.

Racial Equity Tools



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

The Anti-Oppression Network

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.

Kenneth Jones & Tema Okun

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.


Preventing Racial Inequity in Schools and Beyond

This assessment starts the journey for scholastic organizations toward effective action around racial equity.

Race Forward

Being 12: “People Think I’m Supposed to Talk Ghetto, Whatever That Is.”

Watch some straight talk from New York City middle-schoolers about race and what it’s like to grow up today.


Community Builders Toolkit

This toolkit can help create healthy and productive interracial and multicultural communities.

Institute for Democratic Renewal, Project Change Anti-Racism Initiative

Introduction to Liberatory Coaching (ILC)

Coaching that can transform our social movements

Coaching for Healing, Justice, and Liberation


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