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Rapid Response Team

Is doing great work!  On average, we have about 4-5 Calls To Actions per month that involve emailing, writing and calling various individuals or organizations.


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The Anti-Racism Rapid Response Team is focusing its efforts in 2022

by upping our individual anti-racism education and anti-racism training as a group, while expanding the membership of our texting team.  We will continue to look for a myriad of ways to be better allies across the spectrum of societal encounters and specifically on matters that relate to criminal justice reform.

Recommended Resources for Further Reading

  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo 

  • How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram Xendi 

  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander 

  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

  • The Ethnic Project by Vilna Bashi Treitler

  •  White Rage by Carol Anderson 

  • Medical Apartheid by Harriet Washington 

  • Beloved by Toni Morrison 

  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston 

  • Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution and Imprisonment by Angela Davis

  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates 

  • Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad 

  • Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations about Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD 

  • The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee 

  • Caste by Isabel Wilkerson 

  • The Red Deal by The Red Nation 

  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson 

  • You are Your Best Thing by Tarana Burke and Brene Brown

Watch and Listen

  • 13th by Ava DuVernay on Netflix 

  • 1619 Podcast 

  • Code Switch Podcast

Anti-Racism Rapid Response Teams's Past Work:

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