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Anti-Racism Resources to Get Involved

Please find the following links and resources gathered by leadership, the EDI Committee, and the EDI leadership team. These resources are external, some of which A.C.T. has directly engaged with and others, have been references and resources used by staff. The list is ever-changing and ever-growing.

We welcome feedback and additional resources. To contact A.C.T.'s EDI Committee, please email edi@act-sf.org

Indigenous Community Resources

Find out whose ancestral homeland you are on: native-land.ca

Pay Your Yunakin Land Tax (San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara)

Ramaytush Ohlone Land Trust 

Pay Your Shuumi Land Tax (East Bay)

Sogorea Te' Land Trust

The Association of Ramaytush Ohlone


A.C.T. and its facilities reside on unceded Ramaytush Ohlone land. With respect, we acknowledge that they have been stewards of this land since time immemorial. For more, please see our Indigenous Community page.


Intentional Language

5 Inclusive Communication Tools 

 Micropedia of Microaggressions

A.C.T.'s Cultural Competency subcommittee developed a living document, an Inclusive & Intentional Language Guide for internal sharing and use and reference. Language changes every day and we seek to be more intentional as internal and external culture shifts take place. 

Take Action

Change.org (Black Lives Matter petitions)

Color of Change

 Stand Up for Human Rights

Community Justice Action Fund

Donate, petition, protest, volunteer, and make policy change to support those in your community who have been the targets of systemic oppression. Do what you can, where you can.  

Resources for Staff, Faculty, Employees, Artists, and Students at A.C.T.

  •  A.C.T. staff, faculty, employees, artists, and students can join any EDI Subcommittee based on the EDI Strategic Plan. (Cultural Competency, Investing in Our People, Employee Led Groups, Artistic Programs & Our Community, and Intentionality & Accountability).
  • A.C.T. staff, faculty, employees, artists, and students are able to access free Concern counseling for emotional, legal, and financial counseling.
  • A.C.T. staff, faculty, employees, artists and students who identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Color are invited to attend a bi-monthly BIPOC Affinity Space, facilitated by guest Julie Kuwabara.
  • A.C.T. staff, faculty, employees, artists and students who identify as LGBTQIA+ are invited to attend a regular Queer Affinity Space, facilitated by Reyna Brown.
  • A.C.T. staff, faculty, employees, artists, and students who identify as white are invited to attend a monthly white people against racism working group, facilitated by Natalie Greene and Sarah Sugg.
  • A.C.T. staff, faculty, employees, artists, and students of all identities are welcome to participate in the Anti-Racist Book Club, who meet monthly to discuss books and media. This space is facilitated by Alejandra Maria Rivas. The book club is currently reading Hijab Butch Blues by Lamya H and will meet in March 2024.

The Anti-Racist Book Club has read the following books. All books have been purchased from Marcus Books in Oakland, CA.

For more information on the work A.C.T. does internally, please contact