- Quick video and article on how to join a meeting
- Test your internet connection, camera, and audio and join a Zoom test meeting
- Quick video on how to configure your audio and video or troubleshoot problems
- More from Zoom
Racial justice and equity:
- Things to keep in mind before bringing your staff together
- White Supremacy Culture (Tema Okun and many other contributors)
- …and how it shows up in remote work (Joanna Gattuso)
- Gender Pronouns (video by Jake Edwards)
- Equity sun framework
- Nested Model (adapted from Maire Dugan)
- Protractor of Racial Justice (adapted from Katrina Shields’ Social Barometer)
- Decision-Making Tool (RNW) – this reflects our organization’s values; what questions reflect yours?
Taking the race conversation a little deeper
- Race, ethnicity, nationality, and jelly beans (video by Eliana Pipes, 3 min)
- Bill of Responsibilities for Multiracial People of Color With Light Skin & White Passing Privilege (Emi Ito)
- Tea with Queen and J., “Two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop culture over tea”
- Intersectionality Matters!, “The podcast that brings intersectionality to life”
- Seeing White, an audio documentary series by Scene on Radio. You might also want to check out their other series, such as MEN, which is co-hosted by Celeste Headlee, or The Land That Never Has Been Yet, or others.
- Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw’s TED Talk, The Urgency of Intersectionality, October 2016, captions available. You can jump to her overview of intersectionality (starts after an ad, watch from about 4:53-10:56). Or watch the full TED Talk, which places intersectionality in the context of Black women killed by police.
- Dr. Crenshaw’s early articles: Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color (1994) and Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics (1989)
History of racism
- Why aren’t there more Black people in Oregon? (video by Walidah Imarisha)
- Why racism isn’t just a Southern problem (video by Franchesca Ramsey)
- The surprisingly racist history of “Caucasian” (video by Franchesca Ramsey)
- Timeline of Oregon history (Elaine Rector)
- How microaggressions are like mosquito bites (video by Fusion Comedy, 2 min)
- Tone policing and privilege, explored in a comic (Robot Hugs)
- Microaggressions and “Evidence”: Empirical or Experiential Reality? (Derald Wing Sue)
- Racial Microagressions table (from Derald Wing Sue et al.)
- Behavior change causes changes in beliefs, not vice versa (David Roberts). This is an older article focused on climate change. What might it have to do with racial justice in your organization today?
- Feelings and needs lists (PDF adapted from Center for Nonviolent Communication, based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg)
Restorative Justice Resources:
Race and Discipline Disparities
- You Can’t Fix What You Don’t Look At: Acknowledging Race in Addressing Racial Discipline Disparities (Prudence Carter et al.)
- Are Black Kids Worse? Myths and Facts about Racial Differences in Behavior (Equity Project at Indiana University)
- How School Suspensions Push Black Students Behind (Atlantic)
- Teacher Perceptions of Race (Brookings)
- Racism in the Kindergarten Classroom (PS Mag)
- Restorative Practices Require Power Be Redistributed to Black and Brown Children (Juvenile Justice Information Exchange)
- The Future of Healing: Shifting From Trauma Informed Care to Healing Centered Engagement (Shawn Ginwright)
- Restorative Justice 101 & Reflection Handout
- Illinois Criminal Justice Authority Guide for Schools
- Schott Foundation
- San Francisco School District
- RJOY, Oakland
- California Toolkit
- Collection of Articles from The American Educator
- Emdin, Christopher. For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood… and the Rest of Y’all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education. 2016
- Amstutz, Lorraine Stutzman and Judy H. Mullet. The Little Book of Restorative Discipline for Schools. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2005.
- Costello, Bob et al. Restorative Circles in Schools: Building Community and Enhancing Learning. Bethlehem, PA: International Institute for Restorative Practices, 2010.
- Pranis, Kay. The Little Book of Circle Processes. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2005.
- Pranis, Kay and Boyes-Watson, Carolyn. Circle Forward: Building a Restorative School Community. St. Paul, MN: Living Justice Press, 2014.
- Riestenberg, Nancy. Circle in the Square: Building Community and Repairing Harm in School. St. Paul, Minnesota: Living Justice Press, 2012.
- Zehr, Howard. The Little Book of Circle Restorative Justice. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2002.
- Braithwaite, John. Crime, shame and reintegration. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1989.
- Johnstone, Gerry. A Restorative Justice Reader. Cullompton, Devon: Willan Publishing, 2003.
- Zehr, Howard and Barbara Toews. Critical Issues in Restorative Justice. Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press, 2004
- Bartley, Susan Anglada. A Different Vision: A Revolution Against Racism in U.S. Schools
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