Social Justice

NYSCASA Statements and Positions

Letter Honoring People of Color Who Are Victims of Crime


Open Letter Regarding the Mass Shooting in Orlando


Open Letter Regarding Violence Against Women of Color

Training and Tools

Teaching Tolerance- a Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center

Articles, Newsletters and Curricula

  • Perspectives for a Diverse America
  • Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot
  • Teaching Standing Rock
  • School Administrators: Are you ready?  – Suggestions on how to keep schools safe as teachers face increasingly volatile school environments.


  • Let’s Talk! Discussing Whiteness
  • Let’s Talk! Black Lives Matter
  • Gender Savvy: Creating an inclusive school climate
  • Extreme Prejudice
  • Teaching ‘The New Jim Crow’ with Michelle Alexander

The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story by Human Rights Project for Girls, Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality, and Ms. Foundation for Women, 7/20/15.

Say Her Name: Resisting Police Brutality Against Black Women by African American Policy Forum and Center for Intersectionality and Policy Studies, 7/17/15.

Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced, and Underprotected by African American Policy Forum and Center for Intersectionality and Policy Studies, 2/4/15.


African American Policy Forum


National Indigenous Women Resource Center


National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault


Women of Color Network, Inc.

 Get Help

If you have been sexually assaulted–call the New York State Hotline for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.


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