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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Indigenous Community Resources
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.
Stop AAPI Hate Resources
Support SF Bay Area Black-Owned Businesses
SF Bay Area Harm Reduction
Larkin Street Youth Services - A.C.T. Partner
Urban Alchemy - A.C.T. Partner
Sesame Street "I Love My Hair"
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.
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 Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women the Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall and will meet in November 2023.
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