In support of our mission to to welcome and support our entire community with resources and services that enhance lifelong learning, we highlight these resources for learning about racism and systemic inequality.
These pages provide links to the Library’s digital resources that are accessible with a Scotch Plains library card number, as well as print books that may be requested with a Scotch Plains or Fanwood library card.
Social Justice Matters is a local grassroots non-profit organization, whose members are committed to active inquiry into matters of race in our society, and to working towards an equitable community. SJM serves as a resource for community concerns, and facilitates truthful and meaningful discussions and action about race and related topics.
Sankofa Collaborative – this coalition of five New Jersey organizations is working to help individuals in schools, museums and libraries present, interpret, and discuss African American history. View recordings of past workshops, including their series on “Health as a Civil Right.”