We know that racism is at the root of this violence. Active anti-racism is needed. Learn and act with these resources: 

21 Day Racial Equity Challenge

The Anti-Defamation League's advice on "The Horrific Mass Shooting in Buffalo: How to Talk with Young People"

Anti-Racism Project

Anti-Racism Resource Guide

“Black Experiences: Affirmation and Resilience, Activism and Resistance in 45 Books for PreK-Grade 12” curated by the Cooperative Children's Book Center

Black Love Resists in the Rust

Center for Racial Justice in Education - Black History Month Resource Guide for Educators and Families

Diverse Issues in Higher Education Podcast: “Understanding the Black Experience on College Campuses with Dr. S. Kent Butler, president, American Counseling Association”

Introduction to Black Lives Matter - Black Lives Matter - E. H. Butler Library at Buffalo State College

NFJC of Western New York, Inc.

Open Buffalo

PBS WNED advice on “Helping Kids Navigate Scary News Stories”

Racial Equity Roundtable’s report – Racial Equity Dividend: Buffalo Great Opportunity.

Read Partnership for Public Good’s “A City Divided: A Brief History of Segregation in Buffalo“

Support ROCC Buffalo and their efforts to restore greenspace in areas of the Kensington Expressway. Read more here.

Attend University at Buffalo’s K-12 Center for Black History Education - 5th Annual Teaching Black History Conference- July 22-24, 2022

Write to your elected officials and demand their support of PPG’s 2022 Community Agenda, particularly item 10 which calls for fair housing and decreased segregation in Erie County.

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