21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge [web resource]
Creating effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of power, privilege, supremacy and leadership is like any lifestyle change. The 21-day racial equity challenge is designed to create dedicated time and space to build more effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of race, power, privilege, and leadership.
What is it?
- For 21 days, do one action to further your understanding of power, privilege, supremacy, oppression, and equity.
- The plan includes suggestions for readings, podcasts, videos, observations, and ways to form and deepen community connections
The 21-Day Challenge was originally developed by Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., Dr. Marguerite Penick-Parks and Debby Irving, and subsequently adapted by many organizations. The following 21-Day Challenge is offered by Cuesta Community College in San Luis Obispo, California, and is based on materials from the Cleveland YWCA.
This curriculum contains links to videos, articles, and other resources, and is easily adaptable for high school students.
Day 1: Personal Racial Identity
Day 2: Personal Reflection & Implicit Bias
Day 3: What Is Privilege?
Day 4: What Is White Fragility?
Day 5: Racism and Mental Health
Day 6: Levels of Racism
Day 7: African American Focused
Day 8: Latinx Focused
Day 9: Asian Pacific Islander Focused
Day 10: Women Focused
Day 11: Indigenous Focused
Day 12: Housing Insecurity
Day 13: LGBTQIAP+
Day 14: Undocumented Students
Day 15: Students Affected by Incarceration
Day 16: Ableism
Day 17: From Multicultural to Culturally Relevant
Day 18: Building a Culture of Equity
Day 19: Allies & Accomplices
Day 20: Taking Action
Day 21: Closure
Access the curriculum on the Cuesta College library website. Follow the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge page on Facebook.
Source: Cuesta College | 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge, https://libguides.cuesta.edu/21DayChallenge | © 2020 Cuesta College
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