Part of being an ally is educating ourselves and our families on the history of systemic racism and the context surrounding recent protests. Check out the resources below to further our horizons on how we can be anti-racist and better support the Black community!
- "How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change" by Barack Obama
- CNN/ Sesame Street Racism Town Hall (June, 2020)
- Podcast: Code Switch by NPR
- Movie: Selma by Ava Duvernay (2014)
- Book: I'm Still Here by Austin Channing Brown
There are many ways to support Black communities, and protesting is a way of showing up on the frontlines for the community. Whether you are organizing or attending a protest, here are some resources to keep you informed on your rights and tips for protesting.
Here are several highlights from our Spring Newsletter:
- “7 Virtual Mental Health Resources Supporting Black People Right Now” by Jesse Sparks | Bon Appetit (May 30, 2020)
- “Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup” by Katrina Michie | Pretty Good (October, 2013)
- List of Anti-Racism Resources developed by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein (May 2020)
- Movement for Black Lives: If you’d like to take action and learn more about what you can do right now, please follow and support m4bl.org.
An open letter from Stacy Cross, President & CEO, in Partnership with the PPMM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.
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