A library of recommended reading and JEDI resources

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ASIAN HERITAGE RESOURCES

Asian Heritage Month 2022 Canadian Resources: https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/asian-heritage-month.html

 

Proj1907 - combatting Anti-Asian racism resources: https://www.project1907.org/resources

Elimin8Hate Racial Equity for Asian Canadians: https://www.elimin8hate.org/resources

History of the Chinese Head Tax in Canada: https://humanrights.ca/story/the-chinese-head-tax-and-the-chinese-exclusion-act

Countries of Asia: https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/the-four-regions-of-asia.html

Asians Aren’t Yellow: https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/opinion/article/2184754/chinese-were-white-until-white-men-called-them-yellow

 

Right to Be - Bystander Intervention Training: https://righttobe.org/bystander-intervention-training/

Fight Covid Racism (report Anti-Asian racism incidents): https://www.covidracism.ca/

Alternatives to Calling the Police - Resources for Asian Diaspora in Canada: https://bit.ly/asians-dont-call-cops

 

Butterfly - Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network: https://www.butterflysw.org/

 

Asian Representation in the Media: https://linkin.bio/representasianproject

 

ACCT (Action! Chinese Canadians Together): https://acctfoundation.ca/

 

Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice: https://ccncsj.ca/

 

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION and COMBATTING ANTISEMITISM RESOURCES

Websites:

B’nai Brith 2021 Antisemitism Audit Report: https://www.bnaibrith.ca/antisemitic-incidents/

 

CBC summary of B’nai Brith report: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2026934339882

 

CBC interview with Irwin Cotler: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/canada-antisemitism-violence-report-1.6430495

 

Yom Hashoah in Israel Video: https://youtu.be/4uK5uz7d-Oo

 

Various Jewish websites on Yom Hashoah:

United Nation’s Outreach Programme on the Holocaust:

https://www.un.org/en/holocaustremembrance

 

United Nation’s Holocaust education materials: https://www.un.org/en/holocaustrememberance/additionalresources/educationalmaterials

 

Antisemitism vs. anti-semitism (a small hyphen makes a big difference): https://www.holocaustremembrance.com/antisemitism/spelling-antisemitism

Videos:

 

Yom HaShoah in Israel, when the siren sounds: https://youtu.be/4uK5uz7d-Oo

 

ANTI-RACISM RESOURCES

Websites:

 

Take Action: https://www.un.org/en/fight-racism/get-involved/engage

Background on the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: https://www.un.org/en/observances/end-racism-day

UN’s Durban Declaration: https://www.un.org/en/fight-racism/background/durban-declaration-and-programme-of-action

Training and resources on Nonviolence and racial equity: Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth, and Reconciliation

 

American Association of Biological Anthropologists say race is not biological: https://physanth.org/about/position-statements/aapa-statement-race-and-racism-2019/

 

Racism History, Definition and Training Resources: DismantlingRacism.org

What is Racism? Video series: https://www.racepowerofanillusion.org/

Government of Canada website of notable Black individuals who have helped shape Canadian heritage and identity: https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/black-history-month/black-canadians.html

Ontario Human Rights Council’s racism fact sheet: https://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/racial-discrimination-race-and-racism-fact-sheet

 

US Eugenics history: https://ihpi.umich.edu/news/forced-sterilization-policies-us-targeted-minorities-and-those-disabilities-and-lasted-21st

Canadian eugenics history: https://historyofrights.ca/encyclopaedia/main-events/eugenics/

 

Articles and Books:

Peggy McIntosh: White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

https://nationalseedproject.org/Key-SEED-Texts/white-privilege-unpacking-the-invisible-knapsack


Heather McGhee: https://bookshop.org/books/the-sum-of-us-what-racism-costs-everyone-and-how-we-can-prosper-together/9780525509561

 

History of Policing in America: https://time.com/4779112/police-history-origins/

 
Videos:

 

We Must Talk About Race to Fix Economic Inequality https://youtu.be/caarVAS40jQ

Examples of Nonviolence in history (including Mahatma Gandhi):  A Force More Powerful