Inclusive Activism

Inter-sectional resources to educate ourselves on systematic prejudice and oppression within the world, and especially within our own movement.

Online

A collection of anti-racist resources for Buddhists (Google Doc)

A collection of anti-racist resources for UK Buddhists (Google Doc)

Books

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla Saad
Recommended for exploring inner beliefs and hidden conditions like white privilege

Awakening Together by Larry Yang, 2017
On building inclusive communities

Mindful of Race by Ruth King, 2018
Insight Meditation teacher Ruth King says “Racism is a heart disease…and it’s curable.” 

Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation by Rev angel Kyodo williams, Lama Rod Owens & Jasmine Syedullah, 2016
How the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out in society at large and Buddhist communities in particular.

Sakyadhita: Daughters of the Buddha edited by Karma Lekshe Tsomo
From the 1989 conference that formed Sakyadhita. Exploring the place of women in Buddhism.