“The goal is to raise awareness of the barriers and challenges staff and clients from traditionally marginalized communities may experience within established systems as…
Systemic oppression disproportionately harms communities of color, Native/Indigenous communities, and those living at the intersections of oppression.
What follows are resources for all advocates working to end oppression, as well as resources specifically for white advocates seeking to become effective allies by committing themselves to examining their privilege and responsibility in this work.
Some of these resources highlight the histories and experiences of people from communities that have been historically marginalized, disenfranchised, and disproportionately victimized. It is critical to recognize the strength and wisdom of these communities, and commit to amplifying their work.
Free access to many of the books listed below can be found through Overdrive.