There are many misconceptions and assumptions that go into environmental justice and the ways that race and class interact in organizing. Even if you think you know about diversity and climate justice, these articles are a great start to gaining a deeper understanding of justice, race, white supremacy, and how different identities interact. Some of this might be uncomfortable or difficult to grapple with, so fill out our contact form if you want more resources or information about an upcoming training.

More About White Supremacy and Racial Justice

If you don’t know what “whiteness” means or think white supremacy is limited to hate groups and blatant racist acts, read these!

What Is Whiteness?

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism

Why We’re Still Unwilling To Admit To Systemic Racism in America

White People’s Role in Environmental Justice

Understand the above problems, but don’t know what to do next? Here are some things to keep in mind for antiracist organizing.

Letter to the Environmental Community, from Students of Color

Campus Environmental Group Insists ‘White People Step Back’

11 Things White People Can Do to Be Real Anti-Racist Allies

SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) VALUES

Remember, understanding white supremacy and unlearning racism is a constant journey. The most important steps are to listen and acknowledge mistakes made along the way!