RESOURCES

How to come together

The following websites lead you to organizations with publications, models, or suggestions for approaching conversations about race and racial reconciliation:

Coming to the Table (Eastern Mennonite University)
www.emu.edu/cjp/comingtothetable
 
Crossroads: Anti-Racism Organizing & Training
http://www.crossroadsantiracism.org/index.sxm

Erasing Racism
www.eraseracismny.org  

Everyday Democracy (formerly the Study Circles Resource Center)
www.everyday-democracy.org/ 

Facing History & Ourselves
www.facinghistory.org
       
United to End Racism - A Project of the International Re-evaluation Counseling Communities 
www.rc.org/uer    
 
The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation
www.olemiss.edu/winterinstitute
  
YWCA (Racial Justice and Women's Economic Advancement)
www.ywca.org


HOW TO PRESENT FILMS

These organizations or web pages provide information about the specifics of planning and presenting a film program about race relations at community screenings and how to facilitate group discussion and navigate emotional or disturbing content.

From Media Rights, Tips for Hosting a Screening of the Fourth Annual “Media That Matters” Film Festival:
http://www.mediarights.org/news/articles/tips_for_hosting_a_screening...film_festival.php

From the Two Towns of Jasper documentary film discussion guide:
http://activevoice.net/pdf/Two Towns_Discussion_Guide.pdf

From the ITVS Community Cinema Program Toolkit:    
http://www-tc.pbs.org/independentlens/getinvolved/organize/resources/itvs_cinema_toolkit.pdf

From Working Films, Working Films Community Screening Guide:  
http://www.ataccess.org/community/freedommachines/communityscreeningguide.pdf

From Encounter Point documentary film discussion guide: 
http://www.encounterpoint.com/_media/EP_Community_Guide.pdf


Recommended Books and DVDS

Banished directed by Marco Williams
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/banished  

Family Name directed by Macky Alston

http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov1998/familyname

The Little Book of Dialogue for Difficult Subjects:  A Practical Hands-On Guide by Lisa Schirch and David Campt  

Traces of the Trade directed by Katrina Brown

http://www.tracesofthetrade.org

Two Towns of Jasper directed by Marco Williams and Whitney Dow
http://www.twotownsofjasper.com

Uprooting Racism:  How White People Can Work for Racial Justice by Paul Kivel