Anti-Racism, Diversity and Inclusion Resources

The Five College Consortium exists to support collaboration and nurture a robust academic community in the Pioneer Valley. Racism, violence, and injustice do damage to that community and we stand firmly against them. Diversity of experience and active, respectful engagement with a broad range of ideas are the lifeblood of our work and will remain the focus of our daily work. That work begins with each of us as individuals striving to learn and grow each day and continues with a shared commitment to supporting our member institutions in their efforts to recognize and combat racism and injustice. We're building this list of anti-racism and community-building resources and opportunities, and we invite you to share your ideas with us as we all work to build an equitable, inclusive and safe community. To recommend additional resources to this list, send them to Kevin Kennedy

Campus Diversity and Inclusion Resources

Amherst College Diversity and Inclusion Training Opportunities

Hampshire College's "Disorientation Packet"

Mount Holyoke College Diversity and Inclusion Tools for Change Agents

Smith College Equity and Inclusion Resources

UMass Diversity and Inclusion Resources

Anti-Racism Resources


10 Ways For Non-Black Academics to Value Black Lives

A Timeline of Events That Led to the 2020 'Fed Up'-rising

An Invitation to Center Race in Government Responses to COVID-19

COVID-19: Using a Racial Justice Lens Now to Transform Our Future

For Our White Friends Desiring to be Allies

The Unmattering of Black Lives


Ibram X Kendi interview (Unlocking Us with Brené Brown)

Keep up the Fight (Pod Save the People)

Not Just Another Protest (It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders)

Resmaa Menakem interview (On Being with Krista Tippett)

Seeing White

Thick Blue Line (Snap Judgement)


Ten Equity Implications of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak in the United States


28-Day Challenge to Begin Shifting your Consciousness Toward Anti-Racism

Racial Identity Caucusing Strategy

Southern Poverty Law Center's Community Response Guide

Talking About Race

The Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack


Anti-Racism Resources for White People

Anti-Racist Organizational Development Resources

Anti-Racist Reading List from Ibram X. Kendi

Antiracist Allyship Starter Pack

COVID-19 - Racial Equity & Social Justice Resources

Crossroads Antiracism Organizing and Training Resources

Current Challenges in the Portrayal of Asians in the Context of the Coronavirus

Dismantle Collective's Resources for White Allies

Institutionalized Racism: A Syllabus

Interrupting White Feminism

National Resource List

Resources for Anti-Racist Action May-June 2020

Respectability's Resources to Fight Racism and Unconscious Bias

Scaffolding Anti-Racism Resources for White Allies/Accomplices

WBEZ's List Of Books, Films And Podcasts About Racism


Amistad (Trailer)

Just Mercy

Last Week Tonight's Episode on De-Funding Police

The Atlantic Slave Trade in Two Minutes

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man


Academics for Black Survival and Wellness

Advancing Racial Justice in Organizations

Embrace Race

Healing Racism

Racial Equity Tools

Resources for non-Black allies