The National SURJ Network
The national Showing Up for Racial Justice website is chock full of resources, including tool kits on police accountability and criminalization, how to build a chapter or affiliate, disability and access, and resources about class, faith, families, queer/trans/LGBTQ issues, poor and working class issues, etc.
National SURJ also has built a website just for political education around
- RACISM 101
- WHITE SUPREMACY CULTURE
- WHITE BENEFITS
- ECONOMIC SYSTEM
- CLASS MATTERS
- SOLIDARITY WITH STANDING ROCK
- TAKING ACTION
- INTERRUPTING PATTERNS OF WHITE FEMINISM
- WHITE NATIONALISM
- HOW TO SHOW UP
Here is a great glossary of terms related to work for racial equity: https://www.racialequitytools.org/glossary
Here's a visual description of white privilege, for folks who may not be familiar with the term.
We've used this checklist at meetings to assess our own levels of entitlement that we bring into integrated environments.
We have found this analogy very useful in getting white folks to think about why we need to talk about racism.
How to Take Action
One of our accountability partners, Silicon Valley De-Bug, has a great website with information and resources around local political organizing and their companion site chronicles the history of local campaigns and what you can do to help: http://www.debugsanjose.org
Here are four ways you can act back on your privilege.
If you are looking for ways to response to the events in Charlottesville, you might find this a helpful resource.
Read about why white people need to take action NOW.