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"Let’s face it, it can often be very difficult to talk about race. But, if we choose to ignore it, we are perpetuating systems of inequity."
From the introduction to Net Impact Central chapter racial equality training
Talking about Race
"Talking about race, although hard, is necessary. We are here to provide tools and guidance to empower your journey and inspire conversation." Focus areas include Race and Racial Identity, Bias, and Being Anti-Racist. From the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The 8 R’s of Talking About Race: How to Have Meaningful Conversations
This blog post, updated to reflect recent events, provides guidance for having meaningful conversations about race.
Know How to Talk About Race
Resources for facilitating a constructive classroom discussion about race, from Teaching Tolerance, a Southern Poverty Law Center project.
Race Talk: Engaging Young People in Conversations about Race and Racism
Tips for productive classroom discussions about race, from the Anti-Defamation League.
Ten Tools for Bold Conversations
Tips for white families to discuss race in America around the dinner table. A partnership of Color of Change, Showing Up for Racial Justice, and Activist Matt McGorry. See also the PDF version
Racial Equity Tools Glossary
Key terms are defined, recognizing that "Language can be used deliberately to engage and support community anti-racism coalitions and initiatives, or to inflame and divide them. Discussing definitions can engage and support coalitions. However, it is important for groups to decide the extent to which they must have consensus and where it is okay for people to disagree. It is also helpful to keep in mind that the words people use to discuss power, privilege, racism and oppression hold different meanings for different people. For instance, people at different stages of developing an analysis tend to attach different meanings to words like discrimination, privilege and institutional racism. Furthermore, when people are talking about privilege or racism, the words they use often come with emotions and assumptions that are not spoken."
National Day of Racial Healing Conversation Guide
Tips on “creating a safe space for people to be authentic and vulnerable, and to pave the way for future conversations.“
Engage on Racial Equity
Tips from the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge© on how to productively engage in racial justice conversation and work.
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