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Reading deeply, widely, openly, and critically together is one way of fighting dominant narratives around race, identity, and power. To intentionally curate anti-racist home or classroom libraries and reading experiences for youth is to ignite the kind of radical imagination and collective action around racial justice that our world needs. 

ZAPOURA NEWTON-CALVERT 
(co-founder of Reading is Resistance)

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FALL 2020

READ FOR JUSTICE 

RESOURCES

Take a closer look at the resources we offer. Learn how to access and use our anti-bias/anti-racist lesson plans. We use the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice framework to create discussion questions and extended learning activities that explore ways to fight dominant narratives around race, identity, and power. 

ANTI-BIAS

LESSON PLANS

Learn more deeply with our anti-bias/anti-racist lesson plans.  Designed to guide the reading experience, they offer discussion questions, book and chapter summaries, further reading recommendations, and more.

MORE RESOURCES

 

You Support Us & We Support You. Access more resources from curated booklist and community forums to teaching tips and workshops by joining our monthly sustaining circle.

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Get access to specially curated book lists, our community forum, and how-to videos.

MONTHLY SUSTAINING CIRCLE

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Receive all Book Worm benefits plus voting privileges for new content and exclusive videos and reading/facilitation tips.

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TESTIMONIALS

"Being a part of Reading is Resistance is an action that I am proud of.  Being able to create content that empowers the voices of marginalized groups is taking action and interrupting the status quo."

 

MAGGIE CHAVEZ
Content creator for Reading Is Resistance

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Our mission is to create opportunities for Portland parents and teachers to start or expand diverse, inclusive home or classroom libraries & reading experiences for youth and children and for those libraries to seed deeper conversations and opportunities for action around racial equity in our community.

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