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Articles and Research

Implicit Bias

Project Implicit: Online Self Assessments
How to Make the Implicit Explicit … and Increase Your Team’s Ability to Get Excellent Results
Tools for organizations - Bias interrupters
Don't Talk Implicit Bias Without Talking Structural Racism 

Racial Equity and Cultural Competency

Racial Equity and Inclusion Action Guide
Let's Talk About Race
Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg: Five Stages Toward Cultural Competence
The 10Cs: A Model of Diversity Awareness and Social Change
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
Understanding Cultural Competency in Experiential Environmental Education Programs
Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice
The US Farm Bill - Corporate Power and Structural Racialization in the US Food System
Food First Background on Racism in the Food System
Why Hunger: Agroecology, Putting Food Sovereignty into Action
Land and Power, Sustainable Agriculture and African Americans
3 Ways to Test for Racial Equity & Inclusion Competency
Working on cultural competency: Being the only one in the room.
Why cultural competence?
Explaining white privilege to a broke white person.
Personal Privilege Profile from the Interaction Institute for Social Change
Scientists show how we start stereotyping the moment we see a face
6 more landmarks that should have their Indigenous names restored
40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today—What the U.S. Really Owes Black America
Progressive Governance Can Turn the Tide for Black Farms, Center for American Progress
20 Ways Majority-White Nonprofits Can Build Authentic Partnerships with Organizations Led by Communities of Color 
Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice
Things White People Can Do For Racial Justice
National parks are beautiful, but the way they were created isn't 
When and How to Respond to Microaggressions 
Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community 


Organizational Assessment Specific to LGBTQ Equality
Dear (Cis) People Who Put Your Pronouns On Your “Hello My Name Is” Name Tags
Gender Neutral Bathrooms 
Why Pronouns Matter
10 Ways To Be an Ally and a Friend
A Guide to Understanding Gender Identity Terms 


Wheelchair Hike Handout
Dyslexia isn’t a disease it’s a community
Should You Use Person-First or Identity-First Language?
Why Person-First Language Doesn’t Always Put the Person First 
19 Examples of Ability Privilege 
Disability Language Style Guide
The invisible backpack of able-bodied privilege checklist
19 Examples of Ability Privilege


To Encourage Girls in Science, Talk Action, Not Identity
How Outdoor Science Education Can Help Girls Stay Engaged in Science 


Hiring and Partnering with Inclusive Vendors and Consultants
Assumptions and Guidelines for meetings and training
Denver Foundation Discussion Forum Notes - Including barriers to service, recruiting board members of color, volunteers and donors of color, hiring diverse populations, sustaining inclusiveness work and adapting roles
Sample Non-Discrimination Policies
Three Paradigms for Diversity Change Leaders
Hiring Rubric Starter Kit
Mitigate Bias in Hiring With a Simple Rubric
Using Fair Process to Make Better Decisions
“That’s how we’ve always done it!” A Guide to Addressing Preferences, Traditions, and Requirements
Tips for Writing SMARTIE Goals
SMARTIE Goals Worksheet
SMARTIE Goals Bank - Examples for Fundraising, Communications and More
Resources on Sexual Harassment and Assault
How To Challenge Ourselves to Grow As Allies
Becoming a More Diverse Nonprofit: Make Your Values Tangible
Enhancing Instruction to Connect with Diverse Audiences
8 Ways People of Color are Tokenized in Nonprofits
The Diversity Diamond 
Our Hiring Practices are Inequitable and Need to Change 
Intentional Hiring and Recruitment Through the Lens of Equity and Inclusion
Guide to Allyship
Quadrants of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


LGBTQ Best Practices: Classroom Culture and Curriculum (Webinar)
Becoming an Eco-JEDI (Video)
Disability Sensitivity Training (Video)
African Americans in the Great Outdoors, Dr. Carolyn Finney (Video)
Arc of Justice: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of a Beloved Community (Video)
Peanut Butter, Jelly, and Racism (Video)
The Danger of a Single Story (Video)
Cracking the codes: Joy DeGruy, a trip to the grocery store  (Video)
How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them (Video)
"Can We Talk About Whiteness?," "Black and Blue," and "A Letter From Young Asian-Americans to Their Families About Black Lives Matter" (Podcasts)
Beyond Diversity: How to Build A Truly Anti-Racist Organization (Webinar)
Seeing White (Podcast)
The Diversity Gap (Podcast) 
TED Talks to Help You Understand Racism in America (Videos)
TED Talk: The Urgency of Intersectionality (Video)
Explaining White Privilege (Video)
What Is Systemic Racism (Video Series)
Black Lives Matter Myths Debunked (Video) 
How I learned to stop worrying and love discussing race (Video) 
The urgency of intersectionality (Video)
Whiteness at Work (Webinar)
Juneteenth: We Need to Talk, from the National Park Service (Webinar) 
STEM  Diversity & Inclusion Video Exhibition (DIVE) Challenge (Videos) 
Segregated By Design (Video)  

Other ORganizations and Resource Collections

Center for Diversity and the Environment
eePRO Group: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Urban Environmental Education Collective Facebook Page
The Management Center - Equity and Inclusion Tools
NewSchools Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources
Denver Foundation Inclusiveness Project-Environmental Education Resources
Teaching Tolerance
The Denver Foundation Inclusiveness Project
Youth Outside
The Avarna Group
The Venture Out Project
Dismantling Racism
Anti-Racism Resources
Nature-Based Anti-Racist and Diversity Resources  
Equity, Inclusion and Cultural Relevance in Outdoor Science and Environmental Movements (Resource Collection from BEETLES) 


EENC's online Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Environmental Education course
Desiree Adaway, The Adaway Group
Marisol Jiménez, Tepeyac  Consulting (Asheville)
Marsha Davis, Davis Squared Consulting (Asheville)
WNC Diversity Engagement Coalition
Professional Development Series (Asheville)
Building Bridges (Asheville)
Racial Equity Institute (Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Other Cities)
Racial Equity Cabarrus (Cabarrus County)
Color of Education (Raleigh) 
Erika Hines, Every Level Leadership (Raleigh)
Paul James, Lighthouse Strategy Consulting (Durham)
Online Graduate Certificate in Diversity & Disability Studies
Facing History and Ourselves Professional Development


White Fragility, by Robin DiAngelo
Legacy on the Land, by Audrey and Frank Peterman

Black Faces, White Spaces, by Carolyn Finney
Black & Brown Faces in America's Wild Places, by Dudley Edmundson
Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement, by Monica White
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander
The Color of Food, Stories of Race, Resilience, and Farming, by Natasha Bowens
In the Shadow of Slavery, Africa’s Botanical Legacy in the New World, by Judith Carney
An Indigenous People’s History of the United States, by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
A Queer History of the United States, by Michael Bronski
Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication: Paradigms, Principles, & Practice, by Milton Bennett
Privilege, Power, and Difference, by Allen Johnson
Me and White Supremacy: A 28 Day Challenge to Combat Racism, by Layla Saad
Native Science: Natural Laws of Interdependence, by Gregory Cajete
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, by Robin Wall Kimmerer
I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, by Austin Channing Brown
How to be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi
The Making of Asian American: A History, bu Erika Lee
So You Want To Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo
An African American and Latinx History of the United States, by Paul Ortiz
The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America, by Andrés Reséndez

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