The following resources may help you build your understanding about being more equitable and inclusive.
Why jokes can be harmful: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/science-sushi/the-joke-isnt-funny-its-harmful/
Indigenous Land Acknowledgement resources:
- Here’s an article about why we should ALL do Native Land Acknowledgments
- Here’s a link to an interactive map that will help you learn about the lands you are occupying.
- Consider contributing Sogorea Te’ Shuumi Land Tax as part of your commitment to ending the erasure of Indigenous Identity
- Talking about pronouns in the workplace
- Great resources for educators on gender and pronouns; Gender Spectrum
- Article: Innocence Erased: How society keeps black boys from being boys
- Video: Systemic racism explained
- Book: A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn *
- Book: So You want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo *
- Book: How to be and Anti-racist by Ibram X. Kendi *
- Book: White fragility: by Robin D’Angelo *
Power and Privilege
*Remember when you buy a book, consider buying from black owned stores, like Marcus Bookstore, in Oakland.
A special thanks to Youth Outside for training EV staff and board on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategies and sharing much of the resources provided above.