Disrupting structural, institutional, interpersonal, and individual racism requires concerted intention and effort.
CAREchallenges participants to understand the historical impact of racism in this country, recognize the impact of systemic racism in our communities, normalize conversations about race and racism, and engage in actions to eliminate systemic racism to create healthier communities for youth and families.
Any person who wants to learn more about issues affecting race
CARE is a self-paced learning module providing resources and materials to critically examine the impact of racism in this country.
Participants may engage in CARE individually or create groups to challenge one another.
The formation of our republic.
Race as a social construct.
The origins of Black History Month.
The impact of slavery.
Systemic racism and the criminal legal system.
Systemic Racism, Bias, and the Dehumanization of Black Americans.
The cradle-to-prison pipeline.
Conscious re-education of American History.
Disparities in education.
Early childhood education and talking about race.
Segregation in America’s Churches.
Equality, equity, and justice.
Microaggressions and the impact of racism.
Intersectionality: how struggles for justice are interconnected.
Black Lives Matter.
Racism and the media.
Cultural appropriation v. Cultural appreciation.
Black music and the movement.
Food justice, food sovereignty, food apartheid, and soul food.
Black economic mobility and economic justice.
Natural hair justice.