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front porch conversation

Porch Conversation I

Last evening, several ROJ trainers had a conversation “on the porch” about what’s going on. We streamed it on Facebook. We’ll probably do this some more in the coming weeks. Stay strong, people!

Anti-asian racism resources

Anti-Asian Racism Resources

Following up from our panel discussion on Anti-Asian Racism and COVID-19, we want to offer this resource list. “Asian Americans, Anti-Blackness, and COVID-19 (Part 1),” Liberated Together “Anti-Asian racism and COVID-19”, Jennifer Ho, 4/8/20, Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine (UC Boulder) “Federal agencies are doing little about the rise in anti-Asian hate”, Alexia Fernández Campbell
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Racism is Real Dialogue Series: Anti-Asian Racism and COVID-19, online panel discussion, Thursday, April 16, 7pm Eastern

Anti-Asian Racism and COVID-19

UPDATE: We now have the full video of our Racism Is Real Dialogue on Anti-Asian Racism and COVID-19. Thanks to all of our panelists! You can also download the participant chat (RTF file). Within a few months, the global pandemic has affected the lives of pretty much everyone on the planet, from Urban China to isolated
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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

This is the time of giving. So you have to figure out what non profits to give to. You all know that there has been an uptick in reported hate crimes in recent years. Also issues of gender oppression are rampant. Institutions and organizatiins need to go deeper than diversity trainings to become anti oppressive.
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Job Posting: Roots of Justice Executive Director

Job Posting: Roots of Justice Executive Director

Roots of Justice, Inc., a small nonprofit specializing in anti-oppression training and consulting, is seeking a part-time executive director. Applicants should send a resume with three references to roots@RootsOfJusticeTraining.org. An accompanying cover letter or separate sheet should include a brief description of the applicant’s analysis of oppression. Phone or video interviews will begin the week
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When the “voiceless” speak

(In response to the disruption of a Bernie Sanders campaign rally by Black Lives Matter activists in Seattle this week.) A phrase I dislike: ‘giving voice to the voiceless.’ I don’t like this because no one is voiceless. Everyone has a voice. When students write that phrase in their papers, I flag it, and comment
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