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Black History Month In-Service Resources for CASA Volunteers

As part of our commitment to fostering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we encourage CASA volunteers to utilize their continuing education (in-service) hours during Black History Month to deepen their understanding of black history and culture. Below are some recommended resources from National CASA to explore.


Articles & Podcasts

"Who Belongs? A Podcast on Othering & Belonging" by Othering and Belonging Institute - Berkeley

"The Intersectionality Wars" by Jane Coaston

"The 1619 Project" by The New York Times Magazine

 

Documentaries, Films, & Videos

"13th" Directed by Ava DuVernay

"I Am Not Your Negro" Directed by Raoul Peck

"The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975" Directed by Göran Olsson

"Eyes on the Prize" Produced by Henry Hampton

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” Written by Monique Morris & Jacoba Atlas

 

Books

"Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Stamped from the Beginning” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

So You Want to Talk About Race?” by Ijeoma Oluo


These resources offer valuable insights into the history, experiences, and contributions of black individuals in America. We encourage our volunteers to engage with these materials as part of their ongoing commitment to advocacy and education. Let's continue to learn, grow, and advocate for equity and inclusion in our communities.

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