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What does "white anti-racist" mean? How can guilt get in the way? Teaching Tolerance asked community activists to share their thoughts on these questions, and others. Their answers shine light on the concepts of comfort, power, privilege and identity. Link here
Or listen to this podcast featuring Ibram X. Kendi, hosted by Brene Brown.
Learn more on how to make the progression from Actor to Ally to Accomplice in supporting racial justice. Link here
If you want a more structured plan for becoming a better ally, this "Justice in June" resource was compiled by Autumn Gupta with Bryanna Wallace’s oversight for the purpose of providing a starting place for individuals trying to become better allies. Link here
Reflect on what your personal blind spots may be. The Amy Cooper police call showed how people weaponize the police towards people of color. Read more
Campaign Zero provides proposals to end police violence at the local, state and federal level. Link here
Learn about the Miles Hall Foundation, started in honor of Miles Hall who was tragically shot and killed at 23 years old by the Walnut Creek Police while having a mental health episode in 2019.
Consider the case to reduce funding to Police Departments in favor of more community resources, more here. Research how much is spent in your city on policing, and write to your city council for changes.