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Social Justice January: Home

Social Justice January with American flag and raised hands of various skin tones.


In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we have compiled a collection of books, films, and resources for exploring the Civil Rights Movement and current social justice issues, including racial justice, environmental justice, immigrants' rights, women's rights, LGBTQ rights, and more. The intent of this virtual display is to educate and inspire. In exploring these works, we hope you will find information and ideas that contribute to future discussions and actions committed to promoting positive social change.


"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." 

- Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


"Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble."

– Congressman John Lewis in a tweet from June 2018

Resources for Educators

Webpage  - Diversity and Inclusion

Print Books for Educators

Cover Art - Equipping Technical Communicators for Social Justice Work
Cover Art - Interrupting Racism
Cover Art - A Pedagogy of Responsibility
Cover Art -About Gender Identity Justice in Schools and Communities
Cover Art -The Student Companion to Community Engaged Learning
Cover Art -Teaching Civic Engagement
Cover Art - Intersectional Pedagogy
cover art - Transforming Teacher Education for Social Justice
Cover Art - Navigating Difficult Moments in Teaching Diversity and Social Justice
Cover Art - Exploring White Fragility
Cover Art - Education, Justice and the Human Good
Cover Art - Art and Social Justice Education
Cover Art - Counseling for Multiculturalism and Social Justice
Cover Art - Literacy for a Better World
Cover Art -Social Justice Counseling
Cover Art - Pedagogy of the Oppressed

eBooks for Educators

Cover Art - From Equity Talk to Equity Walk:
Cover Art - Power and Possibility
Cover Art - Collaborative Imagination
Cover Art - The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights
Cover Art - Handbook of Research on Organizational Justice and Culture in Higher Education Institutions
Cover Art - Teaching Social Justice Through Shakespeare
Cover Art - Integrating Social Justice Education in Teacher Preparation Programs
cover Art - Handbook of Research on Promoting Social Justice for Immigrants and Refugees Through Active Citizenship and Intercultural Education
cover Art - Handbook of Research on Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education


Recommended Readings

Children's Books

Cover Art - Punching the Air
Cover Art - Woke
Cover Art - A Song below Water
Cover Art -Required Reading for the Disenfranchised Freshman
Cover Art - What Is Anti-Racism?
Cover Art - Voices of Justice
Cover Art - A Wish in the Dark
Cover Art - Making Our Way Home
Cover Art - Little Leaders
Cover Art - From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry
Cover Art - Let the Circle Be Unbroken
Cover Art - Dear Martin

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