Social Justice Resources

OUR COMMITMENT

Our team is committed to continuing the conversation and work required to combat systemic and structural damage. As a Certified Certified B Corporation® and BIPOC/AAPI owned business, we remain steadfast in our commitment to advance racial and gender equity policies. You'll notice some resources or action items may be applicable to multiple causes. Our equity and freedom are intersectional, work in one or all areas below will lead to a better tomorrow for everybody.

Our team has compiled a list of resources, ranging from organizations and nonprofits doing great work to books, articles and websites for further education or personal use. By no means is this list all-encompassing and we invite our community to share resources with our team for addition to this page.

This current list has been compiled over the last several years in support of the on-going Black Lives Matter and Stop AAPI Hate initiatives. We are looking to build and add to these lists and are glad to receive recommendations submitted via the form at the bottom of this page.

Organizations to Support

 

Books

  • How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

  • White Rage by Carol Anderson

  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

  • Real American by Julie Lythcott-Haims

  • When They Call You a Terrorist by Asha Bandele and Patrisse Cullors

  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

  • Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

  • So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

  • Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall

  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

  • The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

  • A Black Woman's History of the United States by Diana Ramey Berry, Kali Nicole Gross

  • Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid

  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

  • Heavy by Kiese Laymon

  • I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made For Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

  • They Can't Kill Us All: The Story of Black Lives Matter by Wesley Lowery

 

Portland's Racist History (Articles)

 

Accounts You Should Follow on Instagram

  • AAPI Women Lead, @aapiwomenlead

  • #amplifymelanatedvoices - Hashtag to Follow

  • Blair Imani, @blairimani

  • @frequentlyheard

  • Indigenous Rising Media, @indigenousrising

  • Layla Saad, @laylafsaad

  • Liz Sohyeon Kleinrock, @teachandtransform

  • Michelle Mijung Kim, @michellekimkim

  • Monique Melton, @moemotivate

  • @soyouwanttotalkabout - Dissecting progressive politics and social issues in graphic slideshow form.

  • @theconsciouskid - Parenting and education through a critical race lens.

  • @thisbrowngirlreads

  • Rachel Cargle, @rachel.cargle

  • Rachel Ricketts, @iamrachelricketts

  • Sharyna Holmes, @sharynaholmes

  • Sonya Renee Taylor, @sonyareneetaylor

  • Toi Smith, @toimarie

  • Victoria Alexander, @victoriaalxndr

Articles

 

Podcasts

 

Documentaries/Shows/Movies/Videos

  • 13th, Ava Duvernay, Netflix

  • Coded Bias -Netflix

  • Dear White People, Justin Simien, Netflix

  • Get Out, Jordan Peele, Available to rent

  • If Beale Street Could Talk - Available to rent

  • Just Mercy, Destin Daniel Cretton, Available to rent

  • The Hate You Give - Available to rent

  • The Racial Wealth Gap, Explained - Netflix/YouTube

  • Selma, Ava Duvernay, Available to rent

  • Watchmen, Available on HBO

  • When They See Us, Ava Duvernay, Netflix

  • Who Killed Malcom X? - Netflix

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