Gain Tools to Interrupt Racism
You’ve read a post on your friends’ feed or watched a video, and now you feel it’s time for you to learn more about how you can disrupt racism, but where do you start? Don’t worry, we’ve compiled together some of our best resources to get you started.
Bias Response Hotline
9am to 5pm Pacific time, Monday – Friday
Racial Equity Support Line
We aim to partner with projects that are helping to improve everyday life across Oregon.
Meeting Monitoring Training
Watch our meeting monitoring training video and learn how to engage with and document the happenings of Lake Oswego’s institutions.
Many of the terms relating to racism have evolved over time. Understanding shared definitions and key terms can enhance the quality of dialogue and discourse on race.
Tools for Racial Equity
Learn about racial equity and other race-related terms and concepts.
Books on Race
Take a look at our reading list and choose from some of our favorite books that cover race.
Podcasts on Race
Listen in on conversations from insightful episodes on racial matters.
Videos on Race
Sit back and watch a video from our archives that will help you get a better understanding of racism.
Other Helpful Links
- Bruce Poinsette’s articles and comments
- Adapted version of “Ain’t Gonna Turn Me Around” shared at 8/14/17 meeting
- “Ain’t Gonna Turn Me Around” as learned by Willie
- How white allies can handle being called-out for racial microaggressions
- An excellent list of 70+ race resources for white people (compiled by a white person)
- AFL-CIO Racial and Economic Justice Conversation Manual
- Step UP! Bystander Intervention Facilitation Guide
- Step UP!: stages from supporting oppression to opposing it
- Oregonian Article: Doctor Responds to Racism in ER
- Teaching Tolerance: Anti-Bias Framework Manual
- NYT Article: Why the Nazis came to Charlottesville
- Handbook for Exploring Cultural Change
- The Critical Challenge of Calling Out Racism
- Reference Bibliography of Racism in Oregon and the U.S.
- Tools or Diversity Training from Lee Mun Wah and Stirfry Seminars
- Teaching Tolerance: classroom and professional development resources
- Racial Equity Tools: 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.