Project READY: Reimagining Equity & Access for Diverse Youth

This site hosts a series of free, online professional development modules for school and public youth services librarians, library administrators, and others interested...

Critical Practices for Anti -Bias Education

This critical practices guide offers practical strategies for creating a space where academic and social-emotional goals are accomplished side by side. It also...

Social Justice Standards Teaching Tolerance Anti- Bias Framework

The Social Justice Standards are a set of anchor standards and age-appropriate learning outcomes divided into four domains—identity, diversity, justice and action (IDJA)....

Equity and Empowerment Lens (Racial Justice Focus)

A Lens leads us to think about issues in a new way; it can bring an idea into focus, or alternately, expand it...

Resources to Promote Belonging and Inclusion

The Afterschool Alliance, Every Hour Counts, and the National AfterSchool Association are pleased to present this set of resources to help afterschool and...

From Hopelessness to Hope Social Justice Pedagogy in Urban Education and Youth Development

This article reviews the social justice youth development (SJYD) model conceptualized to facilitate and enhance urban youth awareness of their personal potential, community...

A Social Justice Perspective on Youth and Community Development Theorizing the Processes and Outcomes of Participation

This article draws upon a study of 88 justice-oriented, community-based United States youth programs to explore how youth development philosophies shape the processes...

Guide to Mentoring Boys and Young Men of Color

The practices and resources discussed in this guide will be useful to any mentoring program serving Boys and Young Men of Color (BYMOC)...

Three Tools for Engaging Latino Youth Populations and Places

Changing demographics in the U.S. required county agents to develop skills and tools that allow them to engage with diverse audiences and respond...

4-H as a Catalyst to Enhance Quality of Life for Hispanic Individuals

Improving the quality of life for all Americans by increasing economic opportunities is essential to maintaining a highly competitive agricultural system in a...

Engaging Latino Youth Community Base Programs: Findings from the First Ten Years of the Oregon 4-H Latino Outreach Project

Across the nation, community-based organizations are facing the challenges that accompany serving new, ethnically and racially diverse audiences. For many communities this is...

An Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System, Sixth Edition

This annotated bibliography provides current research and outreach on structural racism in the U.S. food system for the food system practitioner, researcher, and...