Supporting Black and AAPI scholars
The first step that we can take to dismantle racist systems is to educate ourselves and have uncomfortable conversations about race. At our weekly meetings, WiP takes direct actions that improve the equity and inclusion of the Department of Physics.
UA Campus Resources
Tucson Community Resources
Physics Community Resources
Mental health issues facing the Black community - This organization wants to help to start a conversation about how racism affects the African American community's mental health, and help to reduce the shame and stigma sometimes associated with mental illness and mental health treatment
Anti-Hate Safety Resources from the Asian American Federation
Information about the Black Lives Matter movement
Ways You Can Help:
NAACP Campaign, We are done dying
Ally Resource Guide, with ways to donate, petitions to sign, anti-racism sources, and more!
Some places to Donate
Mass Liberation AZ: Justice for (disproportionately black/minority) incarcerated people in Arizona
All Facebook pages listed have posts with articles, statements from black people, and other information. They are easy and informative to browse.
It is not up to black people to educate you. Take the initiative now! And, in four weeks, make sure you’re still learning. Keep growing!
This website is very comprehensive!
If you like documentaries: 10 Documentaries To Watch About Race Instead Of Asking A Person Of Color To Explain Things For You
If you like articles: Dear White People, This is What We Want You to Do
If you like lists of resources: Anti-racist allyship starter pack
If you like books: The anti-racist reading list
Steward Observatory Diversity Journal Club, Resources on Race
Spend an hour today looking up local elections.
Four weeks from now, do the same thing!