Beyond Frankfort

  

The Advocates for Human Rights

 The mission of The Advocates for Human Rights is to implement international human rights standards to promote civil society and reinforce the rule of law. By involving volunteers in research, education, and advocacy, we build broad constituencies in the United States and select global communities. 

Be the Bridge

 The Be the Bridge mission is to INSPIRE the church to have a distinctive and transformative response to racial division. The Church to be present and intentional towards racial reconciliation.  To EQUIP bridge builders towards fostering and developing vision, skills and heart for racial unity. To BUILD partnerships with existing organizations who have heart for diversity, racial justice, restoration and reconciliation. A related Facebook group is "Be the Bridge" to Racial Unity

Coming to the Table

Coming to the Table provides leadership, resources, and a supportive environment for all who wish to acknowledge and heal from wounds that are rooted in the United States’ history of slavery.

Equal Justice Initiative

The Equal Justice Initiative is a private, nonprofit organization that challenges poverty and racial injustice, advocates for equal treatment in the criminal justice system, and creates hope for marginalized communities

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

 The mission of the National Association for the Advancment of Colored People  (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. Its vision is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination. 

RaceBridgesStudio

RaceBridgesStudio contains hundreds of ideas, texts, lesson plans and videos about race relations and diversity. These free resources are tools to help leaders. teachers, parents and anyone of good will to explore the challenge of creating bridges of cooperation and community in a very diverse and often polarized world. 

Racial Equity Resource Guide

The  Racial Equity Resource Guide is a directory of materials prepared as part of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's America Healing work. The  Resource Guide is a shared tool for building a community of connected, informed and engaged practitioners. With the ability to generate a Resource Guide tailored to their own goals, these materials are practical resources that will assist organizations working within the racial healing and racial equity field.  Note: These links and information are provided solely for your information and convenience and do not reflect an endorsement by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of any position taken on any such website.  

Teaching Tolerance

 Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school. Educators use Teaching Tolerance materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants.  

Zinn Education Project

 The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports the teaching of people’s history in middle and high school classrooms across the country. Based on the lens of history highlighted in Howard Zinn’s best-selling book A People’s History of the United States, the website offers free, downloadable lessons and articles organized by theme, time period, and reading level. 

White Nonsence Roundup (WNR)

White Nonsense Roundup (WNR) was created by white people, for white people, to address our inherently racist society. We believe it is our responsibility to call out white friends, relatives, contacts, speakers, and authors who are contributing to structural racism and harming our friends of color. We are a resource for anti-racist images, links, videos, artwork, essays, and voices. These can be used by anyone for a DIY white nonsense roundup, or by the WNR team to support people of color upon their request.

Hope & Hard Pills

Hope & Hard Pills: weekly insight for creating an anti-racist society is a Facebook page owned and managed by Andre Henry --  artist, writer, and speaker contending for the world that ought to be.

Southern Poverty Law Center

The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.

Recommit to Racial Justice

Recommit to Racial Justice, a guide from NETWORK Advocates for Justice, inspired by Catholic Sisters.  The NETWORK invites everyone to join in this dive into the challenging truth of racism in our society and the continuing saga of white privilege. Presented on the website as a Lenten journey, meditations and resources for learning are included within this guide, which can also be downloaded as a pdf. 

Facing History and Ourselves

Facing History and Ourselves  is a nonprofit international educational and professional development organization whose mission is to engage students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and antisemitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry.

The 1619 Project

The 1619 Project is a major initiative from The New York Times observing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history, understanding 1619 as our true founding, and placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of the story we tell ourselves about who we are.

Racism: a Statement from the Kentucky Council of Churches

The Kentucky Council of Churches approved a statement on Racism at  its Annual Assembly meeting on October 28, 2011  at Faith Baptist Church in Georgetown, Kentucky. This Statement also ends with a list of of resources and links to denominational statements addressing racism.   Use the button below to access this statment.

Racism: Statement from Ky Council of Churches (pdf)

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