Resource List for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA)

We have curated a list of helpful resources on diversity, equity and inclusion and access and we are always adding more. Would you like us to list your resources as well? Please contact us at info@girlsrisingsd.org

Social Media

The Conscious Kid Instagram

Rachel Cargle (Linktree has multiple resources and her 30 day program.)

Minaa B. LMSW

Online Resources






Director Point


Council of Nonprofits



Loveland Foundation

https://thelovelandfoundation.org/ (great therapy/mental health resources)

Three Conversations of BLM and Mental Health: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgoM3j84dx90Xzt_F3ffsfqEZVR2ihguc&mc_cid=5726b4fc9f&mc_eid=d139e3f955

Understanding implicit bias: http://kirwaninstitute.osu.edu/research/understanding-implicit-bias/

Harvard Implicit Bias test: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html

Ijeoma Oluo: http://www.ijeomaoluo.com/

Video: “Radical Self Care” Interview with Angela Davis

Mental health courses: https://www.minaab.com/courses

BLM Healing Action: https://blacklivesmatter.com/wpcontent/uploads/2018/01/BLM_HealingAction_r1.pdf

Book List

  • Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
  • Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper
  • Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
  • How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color by Andrea J. Ritchie
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
  • Raising Our Hands by Jenna Arnold
  • Redefining Realness by Janet Mock 
  • Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  • The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs
  • The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  • This Bridge Called My Back by Radical Women of Colorby Cherríe Moraga
  • When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson

Resources to Raise Anti-Racist Children 





Commentary: A call to action for the nonprofit sector


Over the past few months, I’ve been doing a lot of personal reflection and introspective thinking around racism and inequality through several different lenses — as a woman of color, as a mother, as the daughter of immigrant parents and as a nonprofit leader. Read more…