Getting Started

Interested in getting a better feel for what we're all about?  As you dive into getting involved with HTEI, we suggest you become familiar with some of the best resources our group has come across regarding identity, bias, and how to engage in productive dialogue on these important topics.


A toolkit to help foster productive conversations about race and civil disobedience 

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack Peggy McIntosh 

4+ Agreements for Courageous Conversations From "Courageous Conversations About Race: A field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools" (2006). Glenn E. Singleton & Curtis Linton 


From the nation's leading experts on implicit bias, the Kirwan Institute: Implicit Bias Training Modules

This lesson has students distinguish between charity (volunteering in a soup kitchen) and justice (working to end the inequalities that make soup kitchens necessary). It asks students to think about root causes (inequality) versus symptoms (poverty that leads to the need for soup kitchens).


On Being: Robin DiAngelo and Resmaa Menakem In Conversation

Unlocking Us: Brené Brown on Shame and Accountability


Political conversation with someone whose values are different than yours are tough.  But even the thorniest divide can be more narrowed if we employ "Moral Reframing".