Talking About Race

Talking about race, although hard, is necessary. The National Museum of African American History & Culture has provided tools and guidance to empower your journey and inspire conversation. Click here for resources on how to talk about race. Favorite

June 8th, 2020 - submitted by

21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

21-Day Racial Equity Challenge NOTE: We welcome you to take the Challenge on your own, but we also offer a guided version of the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge that is done with a cohort on a monthly basis. You can sign […]

June 4th, 2020 - submitted by

What we in the Black community need from Jews right now

In the wake of the recent lynchings in the Black community, a lot of my Jewish friends are asking me “How can we help?” and “What needs to be done?” What should be the response of the Jewish community to […]

June 4th, 2020 - submitted by

Are Jews Ethnic?

Nation, People, Race, Religion, Ethnicity….what’s the difference? Shekhiynah Larks discusses the intersection of race, ethnicity, and religion in this moving article about how perpetuating limited narratives and embracing monolithic group identity ignores the diversity and cross-cultural characteristics that exist within […]

November 18th, 2019 - submitted by

BlindSpot: Hidden Biases of Good People

In Blindspot, Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald explore hidden biases that we all carry from a lifetime of experiences with social groups – age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, or nationality. “Blindspot” is a metaphor to capture […]

March 28th, 2018 - submitted by

American Fact Finder

American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys. For more information see Using FactFinder andWhat We Provide. This resource can be used to […]

March 28th, 2018 - submitted by

I Don’t See Color

Did you just say, ‘I don’t see color’? Whenever I hear someone say, “I don’t see color”, I cringe. I take a deep breath and begin to unpack, understand, and hopefully inform the person why NOT seeing color is a […]

February 27th, 2018 - submitted by
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Project Implicit: Harvard

Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaboration between researchers who are interested in implicit social cognition – thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden […]

February 22nd, 2018 - submitted by

Striving Towards Racial Justice in our Jewish Communities

In November 2017, the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable (“the Roundtable”) convened a network assembly at the Pearlstone Retreat Center. The Roundtable is a collaboration among 57 organizations pursuing social justice from a Jewish perspective , and both Reconstructing Judaism and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical […]

February 22nd, 2018 - submitted by

Who Counts? Race and the Jewish Future

Ilana Kaufman explores the question: Who is counted? Being counted matters because to be counted is an affirmation of belonging. Favorite

November 2nd, 2017 - submitted by