Intersectional Principles and Practices for Equitable Learning

10 Principle of Equity

Traditional Gender Binary

So you want to be an Anti-Racist Educator

Intersectionality 101

Intersectionality tools in the classroom

Best Practices for teaching intersectionality

Five Paradigm shifts

Breaking down white supremacy

Community Cultural Wealth. Tara Yosso. 2005

The ABCs of Active Listening

Foundations of Social Justice Literacy-Student

Addressing Intersectional Differences-Student View

Summary of Yosso's Cultural Wealth Model-Angela Locksa

Developing An Intersectional Pedagogy--Student View


Links, Books, Articles, and Other Resources

Bessel van der Kolk, MD, 2015. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma,

Menakem, Resmaa,  2018. My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies.

Baicker, Karen. 2020. The Impact of Secondary Trauma on Educators,

Stress-Busting Strategies for Educators, March 12, 2020,  Volume 15, Issue 13,

Kendi, Ibram X. 2017. Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America,

Kendi, Ibram X. 2019. How to Be an Antiracist.

Middleton, Stephen, David R Roediger, and Donald M Shaffer. 2016. The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity.

The Embodied Teen. A Somatic Curriculum for Teaching Body-Mind Awareness, Kinesthetic Intelligence, and Social and Emotional Skills.

The Impact of Trauma on Learning,

Supporting Students Who Have Experienced Trauma,



Whiteness as Trauma in the Body,


Day 1 - Equity Literacy & Systemic Inequality in Education 

“Privilege, Power, and Difference” by Allan Johnson


Day 2 - Equity Literacy Through An Intersectional Lens 

Teaching with Tenderness: Toward an Embodied Practice  by Becky Thompson

"Integrating Mindfulness Into Anti-Oppression Pedagogy: Social Justice in Higher Education by Berth Berila

The Unequal Opportunity Race (video)

Kimberlé Crenshaw: What is Intersectionality? (video

What exactly is a microaggression?  (article and video)

Kimberlé Crenshaw: The Urgency of Intersectionality (video)

Judith Butler: Your Behavior Creates Your Gender (video)

Community Cultural Wealth (article)

Five Genders (video)


Day 3 - Understanding Trauma’s Impact on Learning  

The Unequal Opportunity Race (video)

How Prevalent is Traumatic Experience? (video)

The Impact of Trauma on Learning Part 1: Academic Performance (video)

Trauma and the Nervous System: A Polyvagal Perspective (video)

How Teachers Can Help Students with Challenging Behaviors (article)

"Getting Unstuck" by Pema Chodron

Heather Wright

"Grading for Equity: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Transform Schools and Classrooms" by Joe Feldman

“How Teachers Can Help Students with Challenging Behaviors”, with Drs. Porges and Delahooke, By Debbie Steinberg Kuntz, LMFT


Day 4 - Self-Care, Community Care:  Healing Practices for the 21st 

“Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches” by Audre Lord

“Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation” by Rev. angel kydo Williams, Lama Rod Owens, and Jazmin Seydullah

Will be a hummingbird - Wangari Maathai (video)