As we discern our role in antiracism as an ally and/or accomplice, these resources can help:
“What’s the Difference between an Ally and Accomplice?” (YWCA Seattle)
Monroe County has received $144 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and local lawmakers are collecting information about how constituents would like to see that money invested. Learn more about it, then consider taking the survey to weigh in.
This past week, NPR published a story highlighting the U.S. affordable housing crisis and the growing number of families at risk of and experiencing homelessness across the country. Among those interviewed were two single moms served by affiliates of Family Promise in other regions.
- Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities by Audre Perry
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness tenth anniversary edition, by Michelle Alexander
- Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm by Robin DiAngelo (author of the book White Fragility)