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Here are a number of relevant resources to support school counselors as Allies in Anti-Racism. 

ISCA Counselor Chats -- United in Diversity:  Counselors as Allies

General Sites, Facebook, Youtube, etc about Race/Racism/Understanding/supporting BIPOC

Including the links from ICSA’s United in Diversity Statement:

Facebook Groups:







Students and Families





Administration and Community

Sample School Statements:



  • Me and White Supremacy” by Layla F. Saad

  • “How to Be An Antiracist” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

  • “So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo

  • “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander

  • “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism” by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

  • “They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement” by Wesley Lowery

  • “Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools” by Glenn E. Singleton

Films / TV:

  • 13th

  • When They See Us

  • Just Mercy (rent for free in June)

  • Dear White People (Netflix)

  • Black-ish/Mixed-ish

  • Fresh Off the Boat

  • Never Have I Ever (Netflix)

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

  • Clemency

  • Fruitvale Station

  • I Am Not Your Negro


Online Courses:


Curriculum Resources

Some resources listed in other sections can be modified to use with students.

Activity Ideas:




College Counseling Related Resources:

Professional Development:



Motivational Quotes:

“Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, and plead the widow's cause,” (Isaiah 1:17)

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” -Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from the Birmingham Jail, 16 April 1963

“And of His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the diversity of your languages and colors. In this are signs for those who know” - The Quran 30:22

“Unity in diversity: This is God’s supreme Secret in His Cosmic Game.” - Sri Chinmoy

“Diversity is having a seat at the table, inclusion is having a voice, and belonging is having that voice be heard.” - Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy

We want to thank the following organizations for making their compiled resources available. We appreciate their hard work and we are grateful to offer these resources to our counseling colleagues:

  • American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

  • Principals’ Training Center

  • Tolerance.org

  • Common Sense Media

  • VIA Institute on Character

  • Obama Foundation

  • Child Mind Institute

  • Greater Good Magazine and Greater Good in Education

  • TIE Online

  • Perception Institute

  • Project Implicit

  • EmbraceRace

  • Racial Equity Tools

  • Southern Poverty Law Center

  • The Winters Group Inc.

  • UCLA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

  • Chicago Public Schools

  • Mesa


  • Kass & Corn

  • National Museum of African American History & Culture

  • International Association for College Admission Counseling

  • Center for Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M

  • National Council of Nonprofits

  • Sharemylesson

  • Colorful Pages

  • Colorín Colorado

  • Broward County Public School

  • Facing History and Ourselves

  • Diversity Talks

  • Pretty good

  • Citizenship & Social Justice

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