Below, you will find a collection of articles, videos, and other applicable resources on the topics of race, tolerance, allyship, and dialogue, as compiled by our Diversity and Inclusivity initiative. While this list is intended solely as a resource for learning, it also reflects our steadfast commitment to racial justice and equal opportunity for all, both at Windward and within our larger community.
Resources from the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Engaging Young People in Conversations about Race and Racism
75 Things White People Can do for Racial Justice
100 Race-Conscious Things You Can Say to Your Child to Advance Racial Justice
Surprising List of Companies That Use Prison Labor
The Case For Reparations - Ta-Nehisi Coates
Media Coverage and Race
He Left White Supremacy Behind
Teaching Tolerance - What White Colleagues Need To Understand
Rethinking Schools - In Philadelphia Book Groups Are The Engines For Change
Building Anti-Racist White Educators
Why Do White Teachers Need To Talk About Race (BARWE)
Cisnormativity the assumption, in individuals and institutions that everyone is cisgender, and that cisgender identities are superior. Cisnormativity leads to the invisibility of non-cis identities.
Diversity is who we are. It is the acknowledgement and recognition of the myriad of ways we exist, identify, and show up in our community and in the world.
Indigenous refers to groups of people defined in government documents as having a set of specific rights based on their historical ties to a particular territory, and their cultural or historical distinctiveness from other populations, including those that are politically and socially dominant.
Learning Communities A group of people actively engaged in learning together, from each other, and by habituation. Learning Communities often consist of two courses linked together to explore common themes and encourage partnerships with professors and peers.
Power the ability to decide who will have access to resources; the capacity to direct or influence the behavior of others, oneself, and/or the course of events.
Representation Having a presence in educational decision making and in learning material (Mulligan & Kozleski, 2009; Chen et al, 2014).