DEI Resources

As noted in our Diversity Mission Statement, Carney Sandoe is “committed to the importance of increasing equity, diversity, and inclusion – both within our own organization and among the educational communities with whom we partner.”

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We know there is still a long road ahead, and we have more work to do. As we continue to listen and educate ourselves, examine our practices, and support our schools and candidates, we are including this page as a resource. Please use and share it broadly.

For Teachers, Educators, and Parents

How Teachers Are Rethinking the Way They Talk About Race in America – Slate

12 Things Equity-Focused Teachers Can Say to Students as Your Return to School – Education Elements

We Talk About Race Everywhere but the Classroom. Why? – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

6 Things White Kids Say About Race That Parents Should Call Out Now – Huffington Post

Race & Ethnicity Resources – Teaching Tolerance

What White Children Need to Know About Race – by Ali Michael and Eleonora Bartoli (NAIS)

Why the Language We Use About Learning Determines Inclusivity – KQED

Black Lives Matter in Our Schools: Developing an Anti-Racist Pedagogy – Truthout

A Better Way to Teach the Civil Rights Movement – Edutopia

What Is Social Justice Education Anyway? – Education Week

8 Ways Teachers Can Address White Supremacy in the Classroom – Common Sense Education

Anti-Racism Resources for White People – compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein

The 1619 Project – New York Times

Teaching for Black Lives: A Handbook to Fight America's Ferocious Racism in (Virtual or Face-to-Face) Classrooms – The Washington Post

A Detailed List of Anti-Racism Resources – Katie Couric on Medium

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice – Medium: Equality Includes You

 

Books for Adults (list of Black-owned bookstores)

“So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo

“White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son” by Tim Wise

“White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide” by Carol Anderson

“The Guide for White Women who Teach Black Boys” by Eddie Moore Jr, Ali Michael, and Marguerite Penick-Parks

“White By Law” by Ian Haney López

“Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice” by Paul Kivel

“Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates

“Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race” by Reni Eddo-Lodge

“How To Be an Anti Racist” by Ibram X Kendi

“Black Feminist Thought” by Patricia Hill Collins

“Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower” by Dr. Brittney Cooper

“The Color of Love” by Mara Gad

“White Fragility” by Robin Deangelo

“The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander

“I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness” by Austin Channing Brown

 

Podcasts, Videos, Webinars, etc. for Adults

Seeing White Series – from Scene On Radio

Code Switch – podcast from NPR

Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives: Barbara Smith, Reina Gossett, Charlene Carruthers – from the National LGBTQ Task Force (video, 50:48)

Digital Events from The Wing – The Wing (a community space for women) is offering free webinars on topics around race, equity, and inclusion

 

How to Talk to Children

Talking Race With Young Children – by NPR and Sesame Street Workshop (podcast)

Anti-Racism For Kids 101: Starting To Talk About Race – Books for Littles

Here's How W. Kamau Bell Talks About Race With His Kids – BuzzFeed.News

100 Race-Conscious Things You Can Say to Your Child to Advance Racial Justice – Raising Race Conscious Children

Article on Raising Race-Conscious Children – A Cup of Jo

4 Things We Should All Teach Kids About Racism Right Now – Black Girl Dangerous

 

Books for Children (list of Black-owned bookstores)

The Ultimate 2018 List of Diverse Books For Children – Here Wee Read

No White Saviors: Kids Books About Black Women in US History – Books For Littles

Children’s Books By Brilliant Black Women: #OwnVoices Authors & Illustrators – Books for Littles

“Whose Toes Are Those?” by Jabari Asim

“Let’s Talk About Race” by Julius Lester

“Lovely” by Jess Hong

“Sugarplum Ballerinas” by Whoopi Goldberg

Diverse Books in Your Classroom – Scholastic

These Books Can Help You Explain Racism and Protest to Your Kids – New York Times

 

COVID-19

Strada Education Network COVID-19 Work and Education Survey

Teaching Tolerance – Speak Up Guide

Teaching Tolerance – How to Respond to Coronavirus Racism

Ring the Alarm: COVID-19 Presents Grave Danger to Communities of Color

‘White-Collar Quarantine’ Over Virus Spotlights Class Divide

COVID-19 and Impacts on Individuals with Disabilities

Stop Talking About Inequality and Do Something About It

COVID-19: Using a Racial Justice Lens Now to Transform Our Future

COVID-19 – How Can We Make Choices That Promote the Common Good? – Facing History and Ourselves

Why is the Coronavirus Disproportionately Impacting Black Americans? – Facing History and Ourselves

Create a Toolbox for Care – Facing History and Ourselves

COVID-19 Racial Health Disparities Highlight Why We Need to Address Structural Racism – Urban Institute's Urban Wire

Implications of COVID-19 For LGBTQ Mental Health and Suicide Prevention – The Trevor Project

COVID-19: Journalists of Color Racial Equity Focused Articles – created by Equity Matters

Student Health and Well-Being and the Intersection of Race, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – NAIS

 

Distance and Online Learning

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging in Distance Learning Classrooms (Video / Transcript) – One Schoolhouse

How Do You Close The School Year During Distance Learning – Facing History and Ourselves

The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning

NYU – Guidance on Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Remote Education: Centering Equity, Access, and Educational Justice

Carney Sandoe DEI Digital Archive

Webinar: Interrupting Implicit Bias in the Virtual Hiring Process

Lawrence Alexander and Brandon Jacobs explain how to identify barriers to access in the virtual environment for candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and how schools can create a more inclusive virtual evaluation process.

Watch

WBUR/NPR Interview

Lawrence Alexander joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to talk about overcoming implicit bias in college admissions.

Listen

Full Stack Educator Podcast & Third Space Podcast with Jen Cort

Lawrence Alexander is a guest on two podcasts, discussiing how schools should begin DEI work, how to successfully hire a Director of DEI, and how to focus on diversity in the hiring process.

Listen

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