#ShutDownSTEM #StrikeForBlackLives

A list of resources and reading to help guide our work of making academia safe, welcoming and celebrating of black people and people of color.

#ShutDownAcademia and #ShutDownSTEM is an initiative from a multi-identity, intersectional coalition of STEM professionals and academics taking action for Black lives. Click through for resources, suggested actions, and tips to develop a personal plan for dismantling anti-black racism.
https://www.shutdownstem.com

Download this anti-racist action plan worksheet, and fill it out for yourself. This was developed by Stephany Santos (@StephanySantos_).
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XAq9fDa1IhaCYqlEqsTNaPyoYNNz_kV-/view

The #StrikeForBlackLives call to action by physicists in academia.
https://www.particlesforjustice.org/resources

A google doc of anti-racist resources, including how to support with or without money, elections to watch, policy, and reading.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1fhv106tLcNESic4Gt-6S7hqa_bnO8VOjWiGL1Id-ttE/edit#gid=1708368031

500 Women Scientists has a resource page with readings and suggested actions.
https://500womenscientists.org/updates/2020/6/8/take-action

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