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Library Association Statements
ALA Libraries Respond: Black Lives Matter
Includes terminology, a plan for action (Commit to Doing Everyday Actions, Center and Support Black Voices in LIS, Staff Development, Library Programming, and Evaluate Policies), and ALA statements.
Selected Library Resource Guides about Antiracism
Guide to Be an Anti-Racist Ally
By Lisa Nicki Cole. ThoughtCo, June 29, 2019
More than Meets the Eye: Let's Fight Racism! (UN)
"Racism, xenophobia and intolerance are problems prevalent in all societies. But every day, each and every one of us can stand up against racial prejudice and intolerant attitudes. Be a human rights champion, #fightracism and #Standup4humanrights."
Document compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein in May 2020.
Racial Equity Tools
“Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.”
Black Lives Matter
"Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes."
BOLD (Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity)
"national training intermediary focused on transforming the practice of Black organizers in the US to increase their alignment, impact and sustainability to win progressive change."
"Today, the Dream Defenders is a multiracial group of young people who are organizing to build power in our communities to advance a new vision we have for the state."
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
"The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons."
National Black Student Union
"The vision of NBSU is to; link Black Student Unions at national, regional and state forums; encourage Black Student Unions to pursue graduate and professional study; network Black Student Unions in pursuit of public, private, and non-profit employment; maximize the participation of Black Student Unions in select campus curricular and co-curricular activities ….STEM, study abroad, undergraduate research and student government/leadership."
United We Dream
"United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led community in the country."