In our commitment to health and equity, we have compiled resources on this page to facilitate support for diverse racial movements and foster cross-cultural understanding. We encourage solidarity with Black, Brown, Indigenous, and Asian communities as we collectively strive for positive change. By engaging with these resources and movements such as Black Lives Matter and Stop Asian Hate, we can contribute to the development of a more inclusive, equitable, and respectful society for all.
You should know about:
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture's "Talking About Race" emphasizes the importance of being an antiracist to actively counter racism. It discusses how antiracism involves acknowledging and challenging one's own biases, understanding systemic racism, and taking action to dismantle racism in all its forms.
The World Economic Forum highlights the detrimental effects of healthcare disparities caused by racism on overall public health.
Scientific American emphasizes that the absence of honest conversations about racism in schools perpetuates discrimination. To address these challenges, collective action is necessary.
The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights underscores the importance of dismantling racism to enhance health and safeguard human rights.
UNICEF USA offers practical strategies for individuals to combat racism and xenophobia, paving the way for a more inclusive and equitable society.
The Boston University Center for Antiracist Research's "Anti-Black Racism" document addresses the specific form of racism directed against Black people. It highlights how anti-Black racism is embedded in various systems and institutions, perpetuating racial disparities and injustices, and encourages readers to actively engage in antiracist practices to dismantle these systemic inequalities.
The ongoing issue of racial trauma's dangerous impact on the Black community has long been a concern, as discussed in a Forbes’ article.
As a response to these challenges, the Black Lives Matter movement marked its 10-year anniversary, with the Brookings Institution reflecting on its influence on policing and the progress achieved so far.
Despite these efforts, the brutal beating of Tyre Nichols, a Black man, by police officers, as reported by the New York Times, serves as a stark reminder of the systemic racism that persists within law enforcement.
Recognizing the urgency of this situation, the World Economic Forum accentuated the significance of Black History Month and racial equity initiatives during its annual meeting in Davos.
The Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC) webpage on anti-Asian hate addresses the rise in hate crimes and discrimination against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). The organization advocates for policy changes, legal assistance, and community support to combat racism, while promoting solidarity among diverse racial and ethnic groups in the fight against hate and bigotry.
The Half Moon Bay and Monterey Park shootings, as reported by Stanford News, have brought to the forefront the ongoing issue of anti-Asian sentiment, underscoring the insecurity, fear, and vulnerability experienced by Asian American communities.
The Atlanta and Indianapolis shootings that targeted Asian Americans a year earlier served as a catalyst for activists to insist on sustained momentum in addressing these concerns.
In an effort to combat the rising tide of violence, the White House made a commitment to fighting hate against Asian Americans, emphasizing the pressing need for action.
As a result of the increasing anti-Asian incidents, Pew Research revealed that about a third of Asian Americans have modified their daily routines due to concerns over threats and attacks.
Toolkits & resources for you:
Implicit Bias Test
Project Implicit: Developed by researchers at Harvard University, this online test measures unconscious biases in various areas, including race, gender, and age. By taking the test, you can uncover your own hidden biases and gain insights into how they may influence your thoughts and actions. Take the test today to see where you lie and start your journey towards greater self-awareness and understanding.
Indigenous Communities (STILL NEED TO BE EDITED)
Educators & Students
Allyship & Solidarity
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