Curriculum

White Supremacy

Goals:

  • Understand the history of white supremacy and its role in the construction of the U.S.

  • Discuss our experiences with white supremacy, race and racism. 
  • Reflect on how white supremacy plays out today through the prison system, standards of beauty, and the model minority myth.

Key Concepts: ...

Roots of Race

Goals:

  • Learn about the different types of racism, and how racism affects our communities and everyday lives.

  • Deepen our analysis of how institutional racism affects communities of color.

Key Concepts: Racism - Institutional, Interpersonal, Internalized, Microaggressions


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Model Minority Myth

Goals:

  • Learn about the model minority myth and its origins in immigration policies, capitalism, and anti-black racism.

  • Reflect on how the model minority myth hurts Asian communities and other communities of color.
  • Identify ways that we can take ownership of this myth and take action against the anti-black logic of...
Power and Oppression

Goals:

  • Understand how power and systems of oppression affect us, and why they exist.
  • Understand how our personal experiences are connected to systems of oppression.
  • Expand our knowledge of how organizing can be used to fight against oppression.

Key concepts: Power, oppression, 3 I’s (institutional,...

Asian American Identities

Goals:

  • Understand the roots of “Asian American” identity and solidarity

  • Expand our knowledge of Asian American movement history
  • Reflect on our shared stories as Asian Americans today

Key concepts: Asian American

The Center for Media Justiceis a dynamic communications strategy and media policy tank for grassroots organizations serving communities of color and America’s poor. http://centerformediajustice.org/

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The Center for Media Justiceis a dynamic communications strategy and media policy tank for grassroots organizations serving communities of color and America’s poor. http://centerformediajustice.org/

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The Spin Project strengthens nonprofit social justice organizations, small and large, to communicate effectively for themselves. http://www.spinproject.org/index.php

  • Contact them to get a copy of their manuals...

The Center for Media Justiceis a dynamic communications strategy and media policy tank for grassroots organizations serving communities of color and America’s poor. http://centerformediajustice.org/

Check out their toolbox:...

The Real Food Challenge leverages the power of youth and universities to create a healthy, fair and green food system.

  • Aimed at college audience, but has lots of youth-friendly tools, resources, blogs.
  • Toolbox contains info on: campaign materials, fact sheets, media and communications, food films, real food...