Workshop Resources ARCHIVE

The materials referenced in the Living the Pledge workshop are being re-worked for the virtual version.  The following materials were used during the in-person workshops and are listed here as additional resources.  This list is not currently being maintained.

Module 2: Pledging to Recognize and Confront Bias

Implicit Bias

TAKE: Implicit Association Test (Online test) Click "I wish to proceed" at the bottom of the page and then scroll down to the Race test. You can choose to take others if you want, but at least take that one. Print your results when you're finished so you have them to bring to class. After you take the test: WATCH: Dateline episode: Implicit Association Test (Video 10:19)
Module 3: Speaking Up against Microaggressions

Cover of Speak UP! handbook from Southern Poverty Law Center

READ: Racial Microaggressions (PDF)  Note: this articles starts as a heavy academic read, but has some excellent examples as you move through the article.

READ: Speak Up Handbook (PDF)

READ: Speak-up Six Steps Tips (PDF)

Module 4: Structural and Institutional Racism

READ and REFLECT: Living the Pledge Reader on Whiteness (PDF)

A History: The Construction of Race and RacismREAD: A History The Construction of Race and Racism (PDF)

OPTIONAL: Dismantling Racism - A Resource Book for Social Change Groups (PDF) (includes A History: the Construction of Race and Racism)

OPTIONAL:  A Brief History of Jim Crow Laws - Various Links from the University of Southern California

Facilitators & Leaders

For Small Group Facilitators

READ:  Talking About Race Notebook(PDF)

For Leaders

Explicit and Implicit Bias (PowerPoint)