Black Lives Matter Resources

To honor the Black experience, and to support the global racial awakening, we have compiled a list of resources on race and equity, and will be offering a series of new, free sessions as part of our HOPE Series.  

Learning Resources

NPR, featuring the research of Stanford social psychologist Claude M. Steele, Whistling Vivaldi: and Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us (Issues of Our Time)

Stanford Magazine, featuring the research of Stanford social psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt, A Hard Look at How We See Race

Carol Anderson, Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University, White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Nation’s Divide

The Atlantic, featuring an article by Ibram X. Kendi, Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University, Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?

New York Times, These Books Can Help you Explain Racism and Protest to your Kids

Los Angeles Times, What is Anti-Racism and What do Experts Say You Can Do?

National Museum of African American History and Culture, Talking About Race Portal

Los Angeles Unified School District, Resources on Community Unrest, Justice, and Support

World Trust, Race Equity Tools

Teaching Tolerance, Teaching about Race, Racism and Police Violence

Healio, publisher of medical journals, From Words to Actions to Change: How Medicine, Academia Can Respond to Racial Injustice in America

Free Mental Health Resources

Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation
Offering up to five free sessions to Black Americans who are dealing with life-altering stress and anxiety to the coronavirus.

The Loveland Foundation
Comprehensive list of mental health professionals that provide culturally competent services during COVID-19 and financial assistance for Black women and girls.

The Well
The Well puts healing at the center of justice by creating accessible opportunities for healing including offering free coaching to Black parents and caregivers.

Community Support & Transformative Justice Resources

Boys 2 Gentleman
A nonprofit organization, founded by retired Los Angeles Police Department officer Keith Linton, which mentors boys and assists them in achieving their highest potential.

Circle of Mothers
A community of mothers who have lost loved ones to gun violence.

Parenting for Liberation
A virtual community that connects, inspires, and uplifts Black folks as they navigate and negotiate raising Black children within the social and political context of the US.

Youth Mentoring Action Network
A nonprofit organization dedicated to leveraging the power of mentoring relationships to create a more equitable and just world for young people.