Anti-Racism Resources & Support

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Anti-Racism Resources & Support
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  • How To Be An Antiracist - Ibram X. Kendi asks readers to consider what antiracist society might look like and our roles in building it
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou’s debut memoir illustrates how strength of character and a love of literature helped her overcome racism and trauma in her life
  • Just Mercy – Bryan Stevenson’s powerful true story about the work of his Equal Justice Initiative, defending those wrongfully convicted in the criminal justice system 
  • The Miner’s Canary -  Lani Guinier & Gerald Torres examine the complex relationship between race and power in America
  • The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison’s first novel asks powerful questions about race, class, and gender
  • The Fire Next Time – James Baldwin’s essays giving passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale Hurston’s book is one of the most widely read and highly acclaimed novel’s in the canon of African-American literature
  • The New Jim Crow – Michelle Alexander places mass incarceration at the forefront of the movement for racial justice in America.
  • The Warmth of Other Suns - Isabel Wilkerson illuminates the epic story of America’s Great Migration
  • The Wretched of the Earth - Frantz Fanon analyzes of the psychology of the colonized and their path to liberation
  • Washington Post - What would Martin Luther King Jr. say about the current civil unrest?
  • White Fragility – Robin DiAngelo explores white sensitivity to discussions about race and how it maintains racial inequality

Actions You Can Take

  • American Civil Liberties Union – Support their efforts to end police brutality, demand racial justice, and defend our right to protest
  • Atlanta Solidarity Fund - The fund bails out activists who are arrested for participating in social justice movements, and helps them get access to lawyers
  • Black Lives Matter - Global network to bring justice, healing, and freedom to Black people across the globe
  • Black Lives Matter NewHaven – Support the work of our local Black Lives Matter chapter
  • Black Visions Collective – Support this organization’s work dedicated to Black and collective liberation
  • Black Women's Health Imperative – Support BWHI’s mission to help protect and advance the health and wellness of Black women and girls
  • Campaign Zero - Comprehensive platform of research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in America
  • Equal Justice Initiative - Bryan Stevenson's nonprofit that provides legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons
  • Etsy - Purchase one-of-a-kind creations from Black sellers in the Etsy community
  • Fight for Breonna – Sign the petition to seek justice for the late Breonna Taylor
  • George Floyd Memorial Fund – Official fund created by the late George Floyd’s family
  • Harper's Bazaar - Where to Donate to Support Black Trans Lives
  • I Run with Maud – Official fund for the late Ahmaud Arbery’s family
  • Justice in June - Learning resources and a schedule of what to do each day to become more informed on becoming an active ally to the Black community
  • Justice for Breonna Taylor – Official fund for the late Breonna Taylor’s family
  • Know Your Rights Camp - Campaign for youth to raise awareness on higher education, self-empowerment, and interacting with law enforcement
  • Loveland Foundation – Support their mission of providing financial assistance for mental health therapy for Black women and girls 
  • Medium - 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
  • Minnesota Freedom Fund - community based nonprofit that combats the harms of incarceration by paying bail for low-income individuals
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. -  America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice
  • National Urban League - Support the efforts of the historic civil rights organization that advocates for economic and social justice for Black people
  • Reclaim the Block - Organizes around policies that strengthen community-led safety initiatives and reduce reliance on police departments
  • SEO - One of the nation’s top educational and career development organizations for underserved and underrepresented students

Continuum of Care, Inc.’s mission is to enable people who are challenged with mental illness, intellectual disability or other disability, and/or addiction, to rebuild a meaningful life and thrive in the community.