RESOURCES

Below are our resources prepared for you. From links to workshop designs, we're here to help you start the discussion on race and racialized populations in your congregation and/or community.

General Resource Lists

Canadian Council of Churches Resources

Compiled by the Canadian Council of Churches in June 2020.

A document of Canadian and Christian resources (and others) compiled by the Canadian Council of Churches. 

Anti-Racism Resources

Compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein in May 2020.

A document intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work.

Anti-Black Racism in Canada

Compiled by Leadnow

An e-mail sent to a member of our committee by Leadnow compiling a list of books, articles, and ways to support and donate

Resources for the International Day for the Elimination of Racism

Compiled by the Canadian Council of Churches

Ecumenical resource for the International Day for the Elimination of Racism (March 21) 

 

Podcasts & Videos

THE CONFESSIONAL WITH NADIA BOLZ-WEBER

Podcast

Guest: Lenny Duncan 

Lenny Duncan traces his story from Philadelphia to the Grateful Dead tour, to Boulder CO with bare honesty. 

A CROSS-CANADA CONVERSATION ON THE INTERNATIONAL DECADE FOR THE PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT

YouTube Playlist

Videos from the Canadian Council of Churches livestream event "Recognition, Justice, and Development: Peoples of African Descent and Canadian Churches" in honour of the International Decade for people of African Descent.

THE BOOK OF MICAH EXPLAINED | BOOK REVIEW

YouTube Video - THE BEAT with Allan Parr

The book of Micah broken down and summarized in a quick recap! 

UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN

YouTube Playlist - Emmanuel Acho

A collection of genuinely uncomfortable conversations about racism in our day-to-day lives facilitated by Emmanuel Acho. 

1619 P

Podcast

Audio series that explores the shadow of American Slavery.

CLIMBING THE MOUNTAIN OF INJUSTICE

Evolving Faith Podcast Episode with Austin Channing Brown

 A discussion on the sermon Austin Channing Brown preached at Evolving Faith 2018 and how the sermon instigated changes in the lives of the hosts.

THE SECRET LIFE OF CANADA

Podcast

The things about Canada we weren't taught in history class!

 

Books & Articles

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

Book

Robin DiAngelo

June 26, 2018 - Beacon Press

Caught Up in God

Article

Willie James Jennings. (2020, May 19). Retrieved from The Christian Century.

A Letter from Birmingham Jail

Republished Letter

Martin Luther King Jr. (1963, April 16). 

Residential School Deniers, White Supremacists Biggest Barrier to Reconciliation

News Article

Brett Forester (2021, January 12). Retrieved from APTN.

What I need from white people right now.

Article

Adele Halliday (2020, June 3). Retrieved from Broadview (magazine - online).