Equity and Justice Resources

At United Friends School, we believe it is important to discuss issues surrounding diversity, equity and social justice with our students. Here are some of the resources that educators, parents and caregivers can utilize to discuss these important issues.

Featured Article

On January 6, 2021, citizens of our country, including school children, witnessed an armed insurrection against our nation’s Capitol building; an insurrection led by individuals who chose to fly the flag of white supremacy and anti-Semitism in order to disrupt the peaceful transfer of power from the current President to the duly-elected President-Elect. The insurrection was characterized by violence, disregard for norms of good citizenship, and the use of language and symbols intended to do harm. Read the full editorial from Friends Council on Education.

Additional Articles

Resources from the Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)

Books

Articles

Historical

How Students Can Take Action

How to Speak to Children

How to Teach About Racism and Civil Unrest

Racialized Trauma 

White Allies

White Fragility

Other DEI Resources