Equity Conversation Materials

12 Tips You Can Trust: Talking with Children About Racism and Social Justice (PDF download)

Webinars & Resources (Word document download)

Anti-Racism Resources compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein in May 2020 (Word document download)

OC Forum: The Future of Race Relations: Addressing injustice and inequity in the wake of George Floyd’s death (YouTube video link)

Urban Institute: Structural Racism in America (website link)

Stanford Social Innovation Review: The Struggle to Overcome Racism (website link)

Stanford Social Innovation Review: Fighting COVID-19’s Disproportionate Impact on Black Communities With More Precise Data (website link)

Pacific Oaks College: The Bias You Don’t See (website link)

PBS: A Class Divided (video link)

Jane Elliot and Her Mission: One Race (website link)

Anti-racism library curated by LeanIn.org (website link)

National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Advancing Equity Initiative (website link)

Early Learning and Education

The State Of America’s Children 2020 (the chapter on wealth and income inequality discusses race and background; PDF download)

Making The Grade: A Toolkit on the Every Student Succeeds Act, a publication of the NAACP Education Department (PDF download)

NAACP’s Open Educational Resources: Equity & Opportunities (website link)

EdWeek Commentary: Open Educational Resources Fill Gap for Underserved Students (website link)

NAACP and ISKME: Advancing Equity in Education Webinar (Zoom recording link)

NAACP Resolution in 2016 urging NAACP units to encourage their states to establish an Office of Consumer Affairs in Testing and Student Evaluation (website link)

KQED News: Newsom’s Proposed Cuts to Child Care Rates Have Advocates Worried (website link)

Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Berkeley: Racial Wage Gaps in Early Education Employment (website link)

Equity Starts Early: Addressing Racial Inequities in Child Care and Early Education Policy (PDF download)

NPR, Let’s Talk: Bias Isn’t Just A Police Problem, It’s A Preschool Problem (video link)

Jobs, Workforce, and Economy

AmericanProgress.org: On the Frontlines at Work and at Home: The Disproportionate Economic Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Women of Color (website link)

Patch.com: The Pandemic’s Toll On Essential Workers In California (website link)

Health and Wellness 

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University: A Guide to Toxic Stress (website link)

The Modesto Bee: ‘A threat to our children.’ How racism can affect a child’s mental and physical health (website link)

California Budget & Policy Center: Home Visiting Is a Valuable Investment in California’s Families (website link)

Public Health Alliance of Southern California:  Racism is a Public Health Crisis (website link)

Public Health Alliance of Southern California: Equity Communications Guide for Public Health Departments & Officials (website link)

Cherished Futures for Black Moms and Babies statement and three things hospitals and health care systems can do to address racism (website link)