The 1619 Project, inaugurated with a special issue of The New York Times Magazine, challenges us to reframe U.S. history by marking the year when the first enslaved Africans arrived on Virginia soil as our nation's foundational date. Here you will find reading guides, activities, and other resources to bring The 1619 Project into your classroom.
Social Justice Standards: The Teaching Tolerance Anti-bias Framework is a set of 20 anchor standards and 80 grade-level outcomes organized into four domains—Identity, Diversity, Justice and Action—that reflect the desired impact of successful anti-bias and multicultural education on student personal and social development. The standards provide a common language and organizational structure. Teachers can use them to guide curriculum development, and administrators can use them to make schools more just, equitable and safe.
Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.
Advocates for trauma-informed policies and practices that support the needs of all students—regardless of gender. We work with students, parents, and educators who are demanding more for girls of color. Together with their help, we are highlighting barriers, proposing gender-responsive policies, and taking action at the state and federal level to ensure all students have equal educational opportunities.
Stanford's Center for Comparative Studies in Race Ethnicity (CCSRE) has created this resource for educators and facilitators who want to develop students' or coworkers' racial literacy. RaceWorks includes: 1) a series of short videos with Stanford scholars from various disciplines that explores how people "do race" and ways to "undo racism" and 2) an accompanying digital toolkit with discussion questions and activities that complement the videos. Developed in collaboration with SPARQ, the goal was to create an open access, modular resource that educators, professionals, and facilitators can use to enhance their teaching and conversations about race.
The CROWN Act, which stands for “Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair,” is a law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination, which is the denial of employment and educational opportunities because of hair texture or protective hairstyles including braids, locs, twists or bantu knots.
This is a working document for scaffolding anti-racism resources. The goal is to facilitate growth for white folks to become allies, and eventually accomplices for anti-racist work. These resources have been ordered in an attempt to make them more accessible. Sources will be continuously added.