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Articles and Research

Implicit Bias

Project Implicit: Online Self Assessments
How to Make the Implicit Explicit … and Increase Your Team’s Ability to Get Excellent Results
Tools for organizations - Bias interrupters
Don't Talk Implicit Bias Without Talking Structural Racism 

Racial Equity and Cultural Competency

Racial Equity and Inclusion Action Guide
Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg: Five Stages Toward Cultural Competence
The 10Cs: A Model of Diversity Awareness and Social Change
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
Understanding Cultural Competency in Experiential Environmental Education Programs
Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice
The US Farm Bill - Corporate Power and Structural Racialization in the US Food System
Food First Background on Racism in the Food System
Why Hunger: Agroecology, Putting Food Sovereignty into Action
Who Owns the Land? Agricultural Land Ownership by Race/Ethnicity
Land and Power, Sustainable Agriculture and African Americans
3 Ways to Test for Racial Equity & Inclusion Competency
By Reconnecting With Soil, We Heal the Planet and Ourselves
Where Is The Black Blueberries for Sal?
Working on cultural competency: Being the only one in the room.
Why cultural competence?
Explaining white privilege to a broke white person.
The invisible backpack of able-bodied privilege checklist
Personal Privilege Profile from the Interaction Institute for Social Change
Scientists show how we start stereotyping the moment we see a face
6 more landmarks that should have their Indigenous names restored
40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today—What the U.S. Really Owes Black America
Progressive Governance Can Turn the Tide for Black Farms, Center for American Progress
Tools for Addressing White Dominant Culture
20 Ways Majority-White Nonprofits Can Build Authentic Partnerships with Organizations Led by Communities of Color
Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice


Organizational Assessment Specific to LGBTQ Equality
Dear (Cis) People Who Put Your Pronouns On Your “Hello My Name Is” Name Tags
Gender Neutral Bathrooms


Wheelchair Hike Handout
Dyslexia isn’t a disease it’s a community
Should You Use Person-First or Identity-First Language?
Why Person-First Language Doesn’t Always Put the Person First 
19 Examples of Ability Privilege 


To Encourage Girls in Science, Talk Action, Not Identity


A Model for Personal Change
Hiring and Partnering with Inclusive Vendors and Consultants
Assumptions and Guidelines for meetings and training
Denver Foundation Discussion Forum Notes - Including barriers to service, recruiting board members of color, volunteers and donors of color, hiring diverse populations, sustaining inclusiveness work and adapting roles
Sample Non-Discrimination Policies
Three Paradigms for Diversity Change Leaders
Hiring Rubric Starter Kit
Mitigate Bias in Hiring With a Simple Rubric
Using Fair Process to Make Better Decisions
“That’s how we’ve always done it!” A Guide to Addressing Preferences, Traditions, and Requirements
Tips for Writing SMARTIE Goals
SMARTIE Goals Worksheet
SMARTIE Goals Bank - Examples for Fundraising, Communications and More
Resources on Sexual Harassment and Assault
How To Challenge Ourselves to Grow As Allies
Becoming a More Diverse Nonprofit: Make Your Values Tangible
Enhancing Instruction to Connect with Diverse Audiences
How Social Media is Making the Outdoors Inclusive
8 Ways People of Color are Tokenized in Nonprofits
The Diversity Diamond 
Our Hiring Practices are Inequitable and Need to Change 
Intentional Hiring and Recruitment Through the Lens of Equity and Inclusion


LGBTQ Best Practices: Classroom Culture and Curriculum
Becoming an Eco-JEDI
Disability Sensitivity Training Video
African Americans in the Great Outdoors, Dr. Carolyn Finney
Arc of Justice: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of a Beloved Community
Peanut Butter, Jelly, and Racism
The Danger of a Single Story
Cracking the codes: Joy DeGruy, a trip to the grocery store
How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them
Can We Talk About Whiteness? Black and Blue, and A Letter From Young Asian-Americans to Their Families About Black Lives Matter
Beyond Diversity: How to Build A Truly Anti-Racist Organization 
Seeing White Podcast
The Diversity Gap 
Outside Voices

Other ORganizations and Resource Collections

Center for Diversity and the Environment
eePRO Group: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Urban Environmental Education Collective Facebook Page
The Management Center - Equity and Inclusion Tools
NewSchools Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources
Denver Foundation Inclusiveness Project-Environmental Education Resources
Teaching Tolerance
The Denver Foundation Inclusiveness Project
Youth Outside
The Avarna Group
The Venture Out Project
Dismantling Racism


Desiree Adaway, The Adaway Group (Asheville)
Marisol Jiménez, Tepeyac  Consulting (Asheville)
Marsha Davis, Davis Squared Consulting (Asheville)
WNC Diversity Engagement Coalition
Professional Development Series (Asheville)
Building Bridges (Asheville)
Racial Equity Institute (Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Other Cities)
Racial Equity Cabarrus (Cabarrus County)
Color of Education (Raleigh) 
Erika Hines, Every Level Leadership (Raleigh)
Online Graduate Certificate in Diversity & Disability Studies
Facing History and Ourselves Professional Development


White Fragility, by Robin DiAngelo
Legacy on the Land, by Audrey and Frank Peterman

Black Faces, White Spaces, by Carolyn Finney
Black & Brown Faces in America's Wild Places, by Dudley Edmundson
Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement, by Monica White
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander
The Color of Food, Stories of Race, Resilience, and Farming, by Natasha Bowens
In the Shadow of Slavery, Africa’s Botanical Legacy in the New World, by Judith Carney
An Indigenous People’s History of the United States, by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
A Queer History of the United States, by Michael Bronski
Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication: Paradigms, Principles, & Practice, by Milton Bennett
Privilege, Power, and Difference, by Allen Johnson
Me and White Supremacy: A 28 Day Challenge to Combat Racism, by Layla Saad
Native Science: Natural Laws of Interdependence, by Gregory Cajete
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Environmental Educators of North Carolina

P.O. Box 4904
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-4904

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