These resources can assist you in continuing your multicultural learning journey:
Michigan Related Research and Reports
Persistent Disparities: The Impact of Race and Class on Young Children - and What Michigan Can Do About It - The goal of this brief paper is to present the unmistakable picture of how race and class impact children of color and their families, and to bring to light actions that need to be taken to assure that the Great Start system in Michigan addresses disparities and brings to the decision-making table people who represent the diversity of the state’s population.
Struggles and Triumphs of People of Color in Michigan - Based on a racialized state history, this report produced by the Kellogg Foundation as part of their America Healing initiative, highlights common issues and barriers that people of color face today in Michigan.
Racial Equity Resource Guide - This resource has been prepared as a shared tool by the Kellogg Foundation, for building a community of connected, informed and engaged practitioners. It provides practical resources that will those in community-based organizations engaged in the fields of healing, equity and inclusion, diversity and the elimination of structural racism.
Authentic Relationship Qualities - What does it take to develop and maintain authentic relationships across differences? This article explores qualities of authentic relationships across race, gender and other differences.
MSU Extension Questions of Multiculturalism: A Guide for Applying New Learnings - A series of diversity-related guiding questions related to employment, advisory board make-up, office environment, advertising/marketing, staff development, etc.
Multicultural Resource Library
The Multicultural Resource Library contains books, DVD's, curriculum and other resources to assist with ongoing learning at the personal and professional level while also providing assistance with program planning and implementation. Resources can be ordered online and will be delivered to your office or you can stop by Room 11 Ag Hall to review resources and check them out at that time.
Multicultural Resource Guides
The Multicultural Resource Guides provide you with a ready reference on books, articles, DVD's and children's books related to race, gender, class, sexual orientation, disabilities and other differences. Each guide has a different selection of resources for you to familiarize yourself with and many of these resources are available through the MSU Extension Multicultual Resource Library.