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Beyond the Book (2021-2022): Caste - Wilkerson
A campus-wide reading and discussion (and beyond) program that runs during the fall and spring semesters and focuses on four themes: gender and self identity, global and cultural perspectives, accessibility and advocacy, and diversity and racial equity.
These books deal with difficult subjects, if you are feeling overwhelmed, depressed, anxious, or need someone to talk to, don't hesitate to contact LCC Counseling Services. Where you can talk with a state-licensed, professional counselor for free as a currently-enrolled LCC student.
If you are not an LCC student and need help, please check out the mental health resources on Michigan.gov/StayWell.
EJI - Equal Justice Initiative"The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society." - EJI About page
Michigan Center for Youth Justice"We work to advance policies and practices that reduce confinement and support trauma-informed, racially equitable, socio-economically and culturally responsive, community-based solutions for Michigan’s justice-involved children, youth and young adults." - MCYJ About Us, Our Vision & Mission page
The Sentencing Project"The Sentencing Project works for a fair and effective U.S. criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing policy, addressing unjust racial disparities and practices, and advocating for alternatives to incarceration." - The Sentencing Project About Us page
Southern Poverty Law Center"The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality." - SPLC What We Do page