Workshop Resources

The following materials are referenced in the Living the Pledge workshop and participants are asked to review them prior to the module in which they are planned. You can expect to spend two to three hours preparing for the workshop.

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)

https://youtu.be/n5Q5FQfXZag

Module 3: Speaking Up against Microaggressions

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)Cover of Speak UP! handbook from Southern Poverty Law Center

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)