DEI Education

DEI Education

On this page you will find information and guidance to help you grow as an ally and advocate

Systemic Racism Explained
     Here’s a closer look at what systemic racism is.

'Beyond the Golden Rule' A Parent's Guide to Preventing and Responding to Prejudice
     Psychologists, educators and parenting experts offer practical, age-appropriate advice to help you integrate lessons of respect and tolerance in day-to-day activities. And a final section offers guidance for reflecting upon your own biases, and how those biases affect your parenting.

'Talking About Race' National Museum of African American History & Culture

'Honor With Action: 10 Ways to be an Ally to Indigenous Peoples' 

'Karen History and Culture'
     More than 17,000 Karen people live in Minnesota, making it the largest Karen community in the country. Here you can learn more about the Karen people and other ethnic groups from Burma.

'10 Things You Can Do to be an Ally'

Sahan Journal
    The Sahan Journal is dedicated to providing authentic news reporting for and with immigrants and communities of color in Minnesota. As Minnesota becomes more diverse, Sahan brings the stories of immigrants and communities of color to the mainstream.

'25 Examples of Ableism to Avoid as an Ally to People with Disabilities' 

'Types of Ableist Language and What to Say Instead'

'Newcomers in a small town: The challenges of being an immigrant in rural Minnesota'
     This article addresses the challenges that Latino and immigrant communities, especially non-English speakers, in rural Minnesota face.

Responding to Hate and Bias at School
     A guide for administrators, counselors and teachers.

'Being an Ally for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People'
     An article for people wanting to be allies to LGBTQ+ people around them. 

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Marshall/Buffalo Ridge
     PFLAG is committed to creating a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. They value love, leadership, advocacy, engagement and lifelong learning.