Social Justice Resources

Care Team recommended Resources

This page last updated on June 16, 2020.

  • Letter to board 6/15/2020

    Letter to the Board of LRC and the Leadership Team.

  • article on racial reconciliation

    Latasha Morrison: The Church Is the ‘Only Place Equipped to Do Racial Reconciliation Well’

  • Becoming antiracist

    Visual model that shows progression from fear to learning to growth.

  • Justice in June

    This resource was compiled by Autumn Gupta with Bryanna Wallace’s oversight for the purpose of providing a starting place for individuals trying to become better allies.

  • Facebook Video

    What this Moment Requires: White Pastors talking with White Pastors about anti-black racism, white supremacy, and sacrificial solidarity. Facebook video of Zoom call with David Swanson and Kim Whetstone.

  • youthworks resources

    Email from Youthworks regarding Social Injustice, with links to recommended books, videos, etc.

  • lament & racial reconciliation

    Articles from Crossways

  • anti-racism resources - google doc

    This is a working document for scaffolding anti-racism resources. The goal is to facilitate growth for white folks to become allies, and eventually accomplices for anti-racist work. These resources have been ordered in an attempt to make them more accessible. This is from a secular perspective, but I find it really helpful and it has a lot of resources to look at and refer to, as we speak with people:

  • cyrene movement

    The couple moderating the discussion are known to Kristin Wensel, and are close friends with former pastors of hers, who work with them on racial reconciliation. Multiple panel members are personal friends who are deep into the racial reconciliation work in Boston and across the country. Sheila Wise Rowe (the moderator) is a trauma counsellor who has written books on healing racial trauma. All come from a deeply Christian place.

  • be the bridge

    Our vision is that people and organizations are aware and responding to the racial brokenness and systemic injustice in our world. People are no longer conditioned by a racialized society but grounded in truth. All are equipped to flourish.

  • NAACP Health director addresses racism in america

    Hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Marjorie Innocent, Senior Director of Health Programs at the NAACP. Dr. Innocent speaks on the current climate of protest against entrenched racism in America, the NAACP’s call to action to address police brutality, as well as health and economic disparities, and the need to foster a culture of collaboration to address racism’s toll on people of color, which ultimately impacts everyone in this country.

  • cultural awareness Self Assessment

    This cultural awareness self-assessment is designed to explore your cultural competence. Its primary purpose is to help you consider your skills, knowledge and awareness of yourself as they relate to your interactions with others. The goal of this assessment is to assist you in recognizing how you can more effectively work in and relate to a diverse culture.

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