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What We're Reading: October Equity & Social Justice Edition

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Headshot of the blog authors, Alice Y. Hom and Daniel LauBy Alice Y. Hom and Daniel Lau, Northern California Grantmakers

October represents a time of changing seasons and is an opportunity to think about how change occurs, what it takes to make it happen, and how we can reflect on our power and privilege. The articles this month focus on movement building, mental health, immigration and border-related concerns, and disability issues. 


1. “White women do white supremacy… differently..."

White Women doing White Supremacy in Nonprofit Culture | by Heather Laine Talley, Woke @ Work

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2. “Nothing stands still, let alone something as alive and dynamic as a social movement.

Five Years Later, Do Black Lives Matter? | Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Jacobin

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3. “Having U.S. Citizenship doesn’t render children immune to the immigration-related stressors.”

The Hidden Stress of Growing Up a Child of Immigrants | by Nicole Clark, Vice

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4. “...Invasive questions are familiar refrains against the backdrop of our everyday lives.”

These misconceptions about disabled people’s relationships cut deep | by Laura Dorwart, Mic

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5. “Forty years ago, this system did not exist.

Detained: How the U.S. created the largest immigrant detention system in the world | by Emily Kassie, The Marshall Project and The Guardian

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Bonus

Video Rev. Irene Monroe on LGBTQ Issues in Religious Communities | PBS

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