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21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou

“I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides.” – Elie Wiesel

SOURCES & ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

All content and resources on this webpage originate from the original creator of the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge, Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr. To learn more or read original source visit: https://www.eddiemoorejr.com/21daychallenge

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr. has pursued and achieved success in academia, business, diversity, leadership and community service. In 1996, he started America & MOORE, LLC to provide comprehensive diversity, privilege and leadership trainings and workshops.

Let’s address the WHY of this challenge…

Have you ever made a successful change in your life? Perhaps you wanted to exercise more, eat less, or change jobs? Think about the time and attention you dedicated to the process. A lot, right? Change is hard. Creating effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of power, privilege, supremacy and leadership is like any lifestyle change. Setting our intentions and adjusting what we spend our time doing is essential. It’s all about building new habits. Sometimes the hardest part is just getting started. The good news is, there’s an abundance of resources just waiting to empower you to be a more effective disciple in the quest for equity and justice.  (quote from Eddie Moore Jr.’s website)

How does this challenge work?

For 21 days, do one action to further your understanding of power, privilege, supremacy, oppression, and equity.

Plan includes suggestions for readings, podcasts, videos, observations, and ways to form and deepen community connections. Suggestions are in the following categories: 

Read, Listen, Watch, Notice, Connect, Engage, Act, Reflect, Stay Inspired

Use the tracking chart provided below to stay on course. You can drag the image to your desktop and print, or you can access a digital version here and copy it for editing. 

We think understanding white privilege and white supremacy is a powerful lens into the complexities of doing social justice work, so we’ve focused our resources on that specific issue. 

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