Social Justice

NYSCASA Statements and Positions

Letter Honoring People of Color Who Are Victims of Crime

http://nyscasa.org/a-letter-honoring-people-of-color-who-are-victims-of-crime/

 

Open Letter Regarding the Mass Shooting in Orlando

http://nyscasa.org/open-letter-regarding-the-mass-shooting-in-orlando/

 

Open Letter Regarding Violence Against Women of Color

http://nyscasa.org/open-letter-regarding-violence-against-women-of-color/

Articles
Training and Tools

Teaching Tolerance- a Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center

http://www.tolerance.org/teaching-kits

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.

Webinars:

  • 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
Reports

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.

Websites

African American Policy Forum
www.aapf.org

 

National Indigenous Women Resource Center
www.niwrc.org

 

National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault
http://sisterslead.org/who-are-we-oct-2014/our-team/

 

Women of Color Network, Inc.
www.wocninc.org

 Get Help

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

1-800-942-6906

 Find Crisis Centers

Search our interactive map to locate the center in your area.