This page will always be a work in progress, but I’ll share resources here I find helpful for parents asking themselves “but what can we do?” with regards to racial and social injustice. Dig in, and get moving towards action.
Raising Race Conscious Children
FOCUS LOCAL – Atlanta, GA and Southern based racial/social justice organizations
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta
GLAHR – Georgia Latino Alliance for Human RIghts
Solutions Not Punishment Coalition
THAP – Trans Atlanta Housing Program
JOIN & SUPPORT
Innocence Project – a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.
Color of change – an organization that collects and disseminates information around injustice and moves to organize voices through petitions.
The Root – a digital magazine that provides thought-provoking commentary and news from a variety of black perspectives.
Colorlines – a daily news site where race matters.
Update your children’s library and toy collection to reflect diversity in race, gender and sexuality
Name race openly and often with your children
Take Raising Race Conscious Children’s webinar
Take the Raising an Advocate course
Donate to Black led racial justice organizations
Take Harvard’s Implicit Bias test (Project Implicit)