RACIAL EQUITY and JUSTICE
RESOURCES and RECENT NEWS
Rhode Island KIDS COUNT’s Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Children’s Economic Well-Being in RI Wednesday, December 15, 2021
The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing Paperback – August 1, 2019; by Anneliese A. Singh PhD LPC
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (National Book Award Winner) Paperback – August 15, 2017; by Ibram X. Kendi
Understanding and Disrupting anti-Black Racism
Resources for Care Givers and Educational Staff
A curated list of readings, videos and podcasts from
Bank Street College of Education, Center on Culture, Race & Equity
Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth
Drs. Patient A. Afulani (UCSF) and Dána-Ain Davis (Queens College), 2019
United Way of Rhode Island's 21 Day Equity Challenge
Each day, you'll receive an email with resources to read, watch, listen to, or write about for 15 minutes. The real work of the Challenge, however, happens during the rest of the day, as you think more about what you’ve seen and recognize opportunities to learn and grow.
Evanston, Illinois, become first U.S. city to pay reparations to Black residents
nbcnews.com March 23, 2021
Race - The Power of an Illusion: How the Racial Wealth Gap was Created (Video Clip)
California Newsreel, 2015
HOPE - Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences
HOPE was developed at the Center for Community-Engaged Medicine, a research center at Tufts’ Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS).It is a new way of seeing and talking about experiences that support children’s growth and development into healthy, resilient adults.
How trauma and stress affect a child's brain development
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University June 22, 2018
Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America
Ijeoma Oluo, December 1, 2020
New AMA policy recognizes racism as a public health threat
American Medical Association November 16, 2020
Slides from June 15, 2020 RIAIMH webinar:
Feeling, Thinking and Doing: Our Current State of Race in Our Lives
In Pursuit of an Equitable Start
July 2020 Policy Brief
Building Strong Foundations Racial Equity Brief 2018
Zero to Three
Downloadable book by Ella Mazel
You want a Confederate Monument? My Body is a Confederate Monument.
by Caroline Randall Williams,
New York Times, 6/26/20
Interview with Robin D'Angelo, author of White Fragility
Dismantling Racism: The Continuing Challenge to White America
Joseph R. Barndt
Brené Brown with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist
Podcast about racial disparities, policy, and equality with focus on Kendi's book; How to Be an Antiracist
Chart: Becoming Anti-racist
Chart was adapted by Andrew M. Ibrahim MD, MSc from “Who Do I Want to Be During COVID-19” chart (original author unknown) with some ideas pulled from Ibram X. Kendi’s work.
The Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation
Learn about disparities in the experiences of young children of color and children from other marginalized communities in early childhood settings; discover strategies for IECMHC to impact early childhood professionals’ beliefs, attitudes, and practices to support more effective caregiving for all children, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, class, or a myriad of demographic characteristics; and better understand policies and procedures, including data collection and analysis procedures, to bridge disparities.
National Institute for Children's Health Quality (NICHQ)
NICHQ is a mission-driven nonprofit dedicated to driving dramatic and sustainable improvements in the complex issues facing children’s health. They are committed to building and managing effective change strategies that align partners and engage stakeholders to achieve better outcomes for children and their families.
Resources to address unrest, need for justice & support after the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Thinking about Racial Disparities in COVID-19: Impacts Through a Science-Informed, Early Childhood Lens
by Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D. and David R. Williams, Ph.D.
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University
A statement from the Tenets Initiative on Black Lives Matter
Diversity Informed Tenets for Work with Children, Infants & Families
CNN/ Sesame Street Town Hall on Racism
June 6, 2020
4 Ways Racial Inequity Harms American Schoolchildren
June 11, 2020
RIAIMH is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
RIAIMH is a founding member of the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health.
RIAIMH is an affiliate of the World Association for Infant Mental Health.