Resources for Understanding Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

One of the greatest things that we can do in working towards justice is learning. This page will serve as a resource list for those interested in the work of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

If you would like to suggest additional resources, please email Jen Coleman: jenc at oeconline.org

Recommended Readings

When White Women Cry (College Student Affairs Journal, 2007)

Racial Justice Dominoes (Western States Center)

White Debt (The New York Times, December 2, 2015)

The Stories We Tell Ourselves to Justify Our Silence (Greenpeace)

What Does Modern Prejudice Look Like? (NPR CodeSwitch)

Racial Equity Resource Guide (Kellogg Foundation)

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack (Peggy Macintosh)

Recommended Videos

Tim Wise: On White Privilege

Racism in the United States: By the Numbers

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Discussing Race

Give Racism a Chance

5 Tips For Being an Ally

Why I Disagree with Morgan Freeman

Van Jones – Environmental Justice

Tools for Individuals

Implicit Bias Tests (Harvard University)

Tools for Organizations

Tools for Organizational Assessment (Coalition of Communities of Color)

Racial Justice Assessment Tool (Western States Center)

Data + Research from Coalition of Communities of Color

Center for Diversity & the Environment Programs and Services 

Environmental Justice: Best Practices for Oregon’s Natural Resource Agencies (State of Oregon Environmental Justice Task Force)