Below is a brief collection of resources we have found helpful for processing recent events. We will add to it over time.
A Conversation About Race With Damon Clarke
A popular Catholic speaker known for his work on marriage, family and theology of the body challenges conservative Catholics to learn more about the history of racism and what they can do to confront it today.
California Bishops Announce Initiative to Address
Personal, Collective Sin of Racism
Article about the Statewide, Year-Long Effort to Examine the Impact of Racism.
Talking to Children After Racial Incidents, by
Howard C. Stevenson, PhD
Dr. Howard Stevenson is the Constance Clayton Professor of Urban Education, Professor of Africana Studies, in the Human Development & Quantitative Methods Division of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Stevenson is Executive Director of the Racial Empowerment Collaborative (REC), a research, program development, and training center that brings together community leaders, researchers, authority figures, families, and youth to study and promote racial literacy and health in schools and neighborhoods.
Video – Racism in our Streets and Structures: A Test of Faith, A Crisis for our Nation (Georgetown University)
Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love
The document Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love – A Pastoral Letter Against Racism was developed by the Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). It was approved by the full body of bishops as a formal statement of the same at its November 2018 General Meeting and has been authorized for publication by the undersigned. Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield, General Secretary, USCCB
In the Image and Likeness of God (National Catholic Education Association Parent Newsletter)