Resources

8th grader shows his project to students

Websites & Online Resources

EDchange.org EdChange is a team of passionate, experienced, established, educators dedicated to equity, diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice. With this shared vision, we have joined to collaborate in order to develop resources, workshops, and projects that contribute to progressive change in ourselves, our schools, and our society.

Edutopia Find resources to help build an inclusive school community for students from different cultural, socioeconomic, and linguistic backgrounds and for children with unique instructional needs.

Facing History and Ourselves Facing History and Ourselves provides ideas, methods, and tools that support the practical needs, and the spirits, of educators worldwide who share the goal of creating a better, more informed, and more thoughtful society.

Map Your World: Map Your World empowers youth to explore issues and ideas that matter –- like clean drinking water, or food justice – then write surveys, collect data, and create maps to make change in their communities.

LBGT Inclusive Curriculum and Policies Toolkit_Groundspark

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS): Diversity and Inclusion

Teaching Tolerance anti-bias resources: PK/K, Grades 1 and 2 ; Grades 3 - 5; Grades 6 - 8

 

Articles, Books & Videos

Articles/Videos

"Rubbing Off"  by Allison Briscoe-Smith

"We're all Different (We're all the Same)"  by Bruce Duncan Perry, M.D., Ph.D.

"How white parents should talk to their young kids about race." by Melinda Wenner Moyer

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh

The Right Hand of Privilege by Dr. Stephen Jones

What White Children Need to Know About Race by Ali Michael and Eleonora Bartoli

Article: Young people are confused about bias prejudice   by Jamelle Bouie

TED talk: Danger of a Single Story, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Charles Blow, NY Times Op Ed

DiversityInc

Colorlines

Vocabulary of Change: Angela Davis and Tim Wise in Conversation

Nothing to Add: A Challenge to White Silence in Racial Discussions, Robin DiAngelo

A Primer on Intersectionality - African-American Policy Forum

Beyond Multiculturalism: The Need to Understand Intersectionality, Jerome Atputhasingam

Overcoming Dyslexia, Finding Passion, Piper Otterbein at TEDxYouth

Cracking the Codes: Joy DeGruy, “A Trip to the Grocery Store”

The Revolutionary Optimists 

 

Books

The Price of Privilege, Madeline Levine

What are You? Voices of Mixed-Race Young People, Pearl Fuyo Gaskins

White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son, Tim J. Wise

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race, Beverly Tatum

March: Book One, Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do, Claude Steele

Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcom Gladwell

A Country of Strangers: Blacks and Whites in America, David Shipler

A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America, Ronald Takaki

Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans, Ronald Takaki

 

Memberships & Affiliations

Pact: Pact is a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve adopted children of color.  

The San Francisco LGBT Center The mission of the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Community Center is to connect our diverse community to opportunities, resources and each other to achieve our vision of a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBT people and our allies.

Gender Spectrum  provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for children of all ages.

Teaching Tolerance A place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools.

Youth Speaks Committed to a critical, youth-centered pedagogy, Youth Speaks places young people in control of their intellectual and artistic development. We are urgently driven by the belief that literacy is a need, not a want, and that literacy comes in various forms.

Groundspark, Igniting change through film

Parents Education Network (PEN) is a coalition of parents collaborating with educators, students and the community to empower and bring academic and life success to students with learning and attention differences.

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) At GLSEN, we want every student, in every school, to be valued and treated with respect, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe that all students deserve a safe and affirming school environment where they can learn and grow.

Our Family Coalition advances equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) families with children through support, education, and advocacy.

POCIS is a group of educators from diverse professional and personal backgrounds who believe that equity, inclusion, multiculturalism, and racial justice is integral to quality education for all.  We are a resource for parents, students and faculty alike.

COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities.

World Trust: Social Impact Through Film and Dialogue

Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Resources for Families

Our school’s library has nearly 21,000 volumes currently on hand, including a professional section for parents/guardians and teachers.  We invite you to explore our collection and discover something new!

KQED: Books that diversify reading lists

Scholastic Reading Club: Multicultural books

HandsOn Bay Area creates volunteer projects to connect you with schools, parks and people that need your help. HandsOn Bay Area staff works with local nonprofits, schools and parks to identify high-impact, group-based volunteer projects. These projects may meet an ongoing need of an organization or its clients, or they may be one-time, large-scale transformations of facilities or green spaces.

YouSTEM YouSTEM is a free web resource for K-12 students to find out about local programs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects.