take a course
These are just some of the offerings available to help you dig deeper into understanding racism in America. Also look into colleges and universities in your area, which may have continuing education courses available.
21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge from America & Moore
• This course is online and self-directed, and features a tracking chart to help keep you on course. It also features a Facebook community page. “For 21 days, do one action to further your understanding of power, privilege, supremacy, oppression, and equity.”
Rachel Cargle’s Do The Work
• This is a 30-day online course for white people “to unlearn, to build knowledge, to break cycles of racism that have been embedded in this country since its birth.”
The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing by Anneliese A. Singh
• Offers practical tools to help you navigate daily and past experiences of racism, challenge internalized negative messages and privileges, and handle feelings of stress and shame.
Systemic Racism 101 by Living Cities and Aminah Pilgrim
• This book has “infographic spreads alongside explanatory text to help you visualize and truly understand societal, economic, and structural racism—along with what we can do to change it.”
The Anti-Racism Project
• Offers facilitated zoom courses on understanding white privilege, white supremacy and racism. Contact them to sign up for their eight-week course.
The Privilege Institute
• Provides challenging, collaborative and comprehensive strategies to empower and equip people to work for equity and justice through self, organizational and social transformation.
As part of our work to premiere Don’t Look Away at Ithaca College, we have compiled a list of opportunities for current students, alumni, and community members to complete coursework that cover topics related to race, racism, anti-racism, and other related topics. Coursework is offered throughout the year, in the traditional fall/spring semesters as well as in condensed formats during winter/summer sessions. Current Ithaca College students are encouraged to check HomerConnect for the most accurate and up-to-date information. Individuals who are not current Ithaca College students who would like to complete coursework should visit the Office of Extended Studies for information on how to view courses enroll. Explore anti-racist coursework offered by Ithaca College here.