Resources

The resources on this page are provided by and for the benefit of our members. Inclusion does not imply any official endorsement by SCRA of any particular action. 

Making Congress Listen

Former congressional staffers have created a guide of best practices for making Congress listen.

The guide and other tools are available here:

https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

Gender Identity Discrimination

Want to know where your state stands on discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identity? Try this resource from the ACLU

Want to download a copy of the legislation passed in Vermont outlawing discrimination based upon gender identity? Here it is

Volunteer Opportunities for Psychologists

Ken Pope has put together a list of resources for psychologists who are looking for ways to volunteer their time and expertise. Time commitments range from one hour to an ongoing relationship. 

Addressing public harassment

So Your Want to Wear a Safety Pin - practical discussion of how to intervene when you witness public harassment.

Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Racism (from the Southern Poverty Law Center)

Sanctuary Campuses

Moviemento Cosecha (The Facebook page of a student group that is organizing for sanctuary campuses as well as permanent protections, dignity, and respect for the undocumented immigrant community)

Responding to legislative issues

We're His Problem Now (a spreadsheet updated each week of issues on which individuals can take action)

Proactive Things You Can Do (another spreadsheet with ideas and information about actions individuals can take)

Undocumented Students

Statement from the University of California

Environmental Justice

Supporting Civil Discourse and Positive Classroom Environments

The resources listed below were collected by editors of the Engaging Schools Newsletter, from which the following was copied:

Teaching Tolerance Classroom Resources (from the Southern Poverty Law Center

Start Talking: A Handbook for Engaging Difficult Dialogues in Higher Education

Guidelines for Discussing Incidents of Hate, Bias, and Discrimination (from the University of Michigan, focused on higher education)

Ten ways to encourage civil classroom conversation on difficult issues (from the New York Times)

Ensuring Safe, Welcoming, and Bias-free Schools (from the National Education Association)

Guide for Fostering Civil Classroom Conversations  (from Facing History and Ourselves, must register to download the guide)

Helping Students After the 2016 Election (from the American School Counselor's Association)


Relevant Research Articles

Racism as a Determinant of Health

Islamophobia and Public Health in the United States

Preventing racism and promoting social justice: person-centered and environment-centered interventions

Readings on Anti-Racism Interventions and Strategies