educational resources  

- nelson Mandela
education is really important to me so enjoy these links to resources, quotes, posts, etc on a variety of topics that you may find useful  
"education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world"

and other ways to be engaged in your community

  VOTing Resources

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 or
you can mail in/deliver a completed ballot in-person or find a location to vote:

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 or

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there's more on your ballot than the presidential candidates-- be sure to vote informed: 

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if you're willing/able consider being a poll worker!
Many poll workers are in the same age bracket that are most susceptible to adverse health effects by COVID-19, consider helping out your local communities in this way

More voting resources to consider:

"as a citizen you do not choose to have political influence, you already have it"

MoNOlithic the podcast

fun fact--I co-host on a podcast with 4 of my amazing black peers and 

colleagues where we explore the diversity within black experiences. 

check us out by following the link below to listen wherever you get your podcasts!

 Faith Based Resources

Black Lives

websites

naacp.org

change.org

blacklivesmatter.com

 to read

act for racial justice 

support black businesses

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum

The Hate You Give Novel by Angie Thomas

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz

to watch

13th 

When They See Us

When They See Us learning companion

instagram accounts

@blklivesmatter

@colorofchange

@gisellebuchanan

 More Resources
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DACA, TPS, Dreamer, and other Immigration Related Resources

websites 

 

aclu.org

unitedwedream.org

immigrantsrising.org

nationaltpsalliance.org

undocuprofessionalnetwork.com

baji.org

to read/watch

immigration is also a black issue

instagram accounts

@iamanimmigrant

@tps_alliance

+ the check out the accounts for the sites listed above

Mental Health & Wellness 

for black identities

@therapyforblackgirls

@therapyforblkmen

for all identities 

@inclusivetherapists

@selfcareisforeveryone

faith based therapy

@christianmentalhealth

integrating faith + black mental wellness

@mindsoftheculture

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If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.