Addressing Anti-Semitism UC Davis

Anti-Semitism in Our Midst: Past and Present
YouTube video charting the history of anti-Semitism from it's origins to today

YouTube video introduction from author of Jews Don't Count, David Baddiel

"Anti-Semitism Spikes, And Many Jews Wonder: 'Where Are Our Allies?'"
National Public Radio article heard on All Things Considered

Jewish Community Relations Council - Social Justice Film Series
Film series from the Jewish Federaion of the Sacramento Region

Simon Wiesenthal Center

Understanding Judaism - "A Christian's Guide to Judaism" by Michael Lotker, Stimulus Books, 2004.
Note that many Jews follow the concept "Tikkun Olam" - central to Judaism and how many were raised in that Jews are taught to actively "repair the world," work on the world's problems and solve them - hunger, disease, war, poverty, education, environment, etc.

United States Holocaust Museum

Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center

World Jewish Congress

Islamophobia 101
YWCA of Minneapolis outlines Islamophobia and common misconceptions of Muslim identities

Ramadan Resources
Ramadan Resource Guide developed by Professor Mairaj Syed in the UC Davis Religious Studies department

Countering Islamophobia and support resources for Muslim health
Self-paced learning, reputable websites, articles, media and toolkits, health and healthcare, national organizations addressing Islamophobia and local Muslim organizations focusing on social and/or health needs of Muslims in Sacramento.

Training and Resources from Safe Black Space
Includes Cultural Trauma Tool Kit, Mind Body and Spirit Resource Guide, COVID-19 Resources for the African American Community, more at

When and How to Respond to Microaggressions
Harvard Business Review, July 2020

Surviving & Resisting Hate: A Toolkit for People of Color

Family­Care, Community­Care and Self­Care Tool Kit: Healing in the Face of Cultural Trauma
Association of Black Psychologists

The Trauma Of Being Black In America
Podcast show from 1A, WAMU 88.5, distributed by NPR

COVID-19: Addressing Health Disparities in the African American Community
A UC Davis Health panel of health care providers address health disparities in the African American community and discussed myths surrounding coronavirus and COVID-19 

Self-paced education

What is Anti-Racism?
The concept of anti-racism from Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre (ACLRC)

Resources for Engaging in Anti-Racism Work

UC Davis Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Glossary

eScholarship UC Davis Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Open Access Publications
Led by Vice Chancellor Renetta Garrison-Tull, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is comprised of four units: Office Campus Community Relations (OCCR); Office of Academic Diversity; the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Davis Campus (UCD-ODI); and UC Davis Health’s Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (UCDH-OEDI). Affiliated units include the Office for Student and Resident Diversity (OSRD); Faculty Development at UC Davis Health (FD); and the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities (CRHD).

Equity and Justice Resources for Self-Education
A comprehensive list of videos, movies, books, articles and online resources for exploration of racial topics

DEI Talk - Video podcast series, Office of Campus Community Relations

Flip the Script
Take action by using words that create inclusive work environments.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination interview: Professor Jerome Nriagu and Dr. Jann Murray-Garcia
RELX’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr Márcia Balisciano, talks to Professor Jerome Nriagu and Dr Jann Murray-Garcia about their work to end racism in this podcast interview via PodBean, March 18, 2021.

Your Black Colleagues May Look Like They're Okay – Chances Are They're Not, May 2020

Race and Injustice in America
Video discussion from PBS KVIE Studio Sacramento

Racial Justice Speaker Series, UC Davis School of Law

There's No Scientific Basis for Race - It's a Made-Up Label
National Geographic, March 12, 2018.Elizabeth Kolbert from National Geographic explores how race defines, separates, and unites us.

Color blind or color brave?
Melody Hobson addresses race with candor in a still relevant Ted talk.

Race and Medicine in Clinical Practice
Internal UC Davis audience through the UC Learning Center. This 30-minute course assists learners in identifying race as a social construct, recognizing medical practices that contribute to the perpetuation of race-based stereotypes, and how to describe health inequities resulting from structural racism among minority groups.

Restorative justice reading list

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do by Claude M. Steele

Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance by Nick Estes

Superior: The Return of Race Science by Angela Saini

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad

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