Racial Justice

RESOURCES FOR RACIAL JUSTICE WORK 


New Initiative: White Awareness Discussion Groups - Learn More 

Local information and resources

Places to give:

https://www.gofundme.com/f/blmvan

https://ca.gofundme.com/f/covid19-black-community-support-vancouver

 

Statement from Black Lives Matter Vancouver calling “on the City to Dismantle Systems of Violence and Oppression”

 

Hogans Alley Society. https://www.hogansalleysociety.org

An African Canadian Response to the Pandemic and International Uprisings

Zoom panel discussion held June 7, 2020     

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuvacGCTdos  

 

Racism in Canada

Canada’s slavery secret: The whitewashing of 200 years of enslavement
https://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/canada-s-slavery-secret-the-whitewashing-of-200-years-of-enslavement-1.4726313

Racist violence in canada seen on a spectrum

https://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/views-expressed/2020/06/what-protests-and-police-brutality-us-can-teach-canada-about 

 

The Indian Act in Canada

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/unreserved/how-the-indian-act-continues-to-impact-the-lives-of-first-nation-people-1.5614187

 

Talks and articles

Talk by Tara Brach on June 3, 2020: “A Courageous Presence with Racism” YouTube link here

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice by Corinne Shutack

https://jackkornfield.com/75-things-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-by-corinne-shutack/

Books and trainings

Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them, book and ongoing workshops by Shakil Choudbury, Muslim Canadian anti-racism educator.

 

Mindful of Race by Ruth King.  See her website.  She also has talks on Dharma Seed.


White Ally Toolkit: Website with resources, including a full pdf available for download

https://www.whiteallytoolkit.com/

  

Anti-Racist Reading List from Ibram X. Kendi (author of How to Be an Anti-Racist)

A syllabus for people on their anti-racist journey

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo

 

Showing up for Racial Justice (SURJ). Their statement

5 Ways White People Can Take Action in Response to White and State-Sanctioned Violence.

 

List of resources from White Awake here

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