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- 228 Accelerator
228 Accelerator trains designers for equity at all levels within schools and communities to take the lead in redesigning relationships in our society.
- 43 Resources to Work Toward Antiracism (Column Five Media)
In support of anti-racist and anti-oppression work, Column Five Media has compiled a list of resources—people, organizations, works of art—that aim to educate, inspire, and change the way our society views the experiences of BIPOC, and the ways in which we can support and uplift historically minoritized communities.
- Claudia Rankine's Searing 2-page Commentary on Police Brutality Proves Why She's a MacArthur Genius
Former Vox Race & Identity reporter Victoria Massie discusses the enduring relevance of Claudia Rankine's Citizen in light of recent acts of police violence.
- How We Can Face The Pandemic of Injustice (Education Elements)
Education Elements works with school districts to build and support dynamic school systems that meet the needs of every learner. Foregoing their usual roundup of content, EE is using this time to center Black and POC voices by sharing resources on anti-oppression and equity work. This includes comprehensive readings on anti-racism, "watch, listen, and learn" videos and media on privilege and power, podcasts on racial justice, and a list of organizations to follow.
- "Mississippi Goddam" by Nina Simone
Released in 1964, "Mississippi Goddam” is one of jazz icon Nina Simone’s most famous protest songs, also referred to as her “first civil rights song." Set against the backdrop of a show tune, the track captures Simone’s response to recent acts of racial violence, namely the murder of Medgar Evers in Mississippi in 1962, and the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, which killed four black children. Simone's cry for equality and justice resonates strongly today.
- NYPL Connect: The Schomburg Center's Black Liberation Reading List, Summer Reading 2020, and More
During this unprecedented moment, The New York Public Library is supporting New Yorkers by providing the resources and tools they need to empower learners of all ages to read, discover, and explore their own stories. In response to uprisings across the globe demanding justice for Black lives, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture—a leading voice for equality and justice for Black communities for 95 years—has released its Black Liberation Reading List, drawing from the lives and writings of Black writers, including those in their collection. NYPL has also launched this year's expanded Summer Reading program—which will provide digital books, virtual programs, and online summer camp activities—to meet the current needs of families across New York City, while ensuring equal access to literacy for all. Click on the link for more resources and opportunities.
- Talking About Race: Being Antiracist (NMAAHC)
Talking About Race is The National Museum of African American History & Culture's new online portal designed to help individuals, families, and communities talk about racism, racial identity and the way these forces shape every aspect of society, from the economy and politics to the broader American culture. This section focuses on implicit bias, the various forms of racism, and how to be an antiracist.
- "Towards a Futurist Cultural Studies" (International Journal of Cultural Studies)
Cultural studies is a future-oriented discipline, but it at best maintains tangential connections to futurism, a field of study devoted to the systematic study of the future. Why? This essay endeavors to answer that question by exploring how cultural studies has conceptualized ‘the future’ and identifies some of the limits of those conceptions. The article then speculates on what futurism and cultural studies might gain from more robust and purposeful integration.
- National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) COVID-19 Resource Page
This helpful guide by NAIS provides educators with resources around COVID-19 preparation for schools, with news updates, FAQs, and tools for distance learning.
- Rapid Response Resources (PIE Network)
Compiled by the Policy Innovators in Education Network, this page is complete with key updates and resources for states, districts, schools, families, and students.
- Global Online Academy's (GoA) COVID-19 Resource Page
GOA's COVID-19 resource page outlines best practices and habits for online learning.
- Countering COVID: Don't Let Education Fall into the Curve Resources Page
Organized by the Center for Education Reform (CER), this resource platform offers the latest efforts in accessing substantive, innovative education options, here and across the globe.
- ADVIS Resources: School Associations List
Educators and families seeking guidance around COVID-19 can consult this page, which lists the website information for various national, state, regional, and international school associations.