May Institute stands in solidarity with those who speak out against systemic racism and oppression.

The essence of our work has always been to support and empower individuals and communities that often experience inequity. We will always advocate for the rights of the individuals we serve, for them to be treated with fairness and respect, and for their full inclusion in society. There is still much work to be done to get there. And to getting closer to building a society that refuses to accept racial inequality and injustice, and the pain and suffering they cause.


General Resources:

Harvard University’s Implicit Bias Tests:

Black Lives Matter:   


Black Applied Behavior Analyst, Inc:


Resources for listening: (from the Providers' Council)

Guide to Respectful Conversations (Repair the World)

Listen First Project – Tips for Conversations

Listen First Project – What is Listening?

Talking About Race (National Museum of African American History & Culture)

Finding Confidence in Conflict (Christian, Kwame, TedEX video)

Race, Equity & Inclusion Glossary (Providers’ Council, 2019)

Guidelines for Being Strong White Allies (Racial Equity Tools, 2006)

The 8 R’s of Talking About Race: How to Have Meaningful Conversations (Smith, 2015)

A Parent’s Guide to Discussing Racism (Social Justice Solutions, 2019)

Oops/Ouch Framework explained (James Madison University)


Resources for starting conversations: (from the Providers' Council)

Dare to Dialogue: Creating Safe Spaces to Talk about Race (Sphyinx Organization, 2019)

Conversation Guide: Talking about Racism, Racial Equity and Racial Healing (Day of Racial Healing, 2019)

Make Your Meetings a Safe Space for Honest Conversation (Harvard Business Review, 2019)

Dialogue for Affinity Groups (Racial Equity Tools, 2008)


Resources about Juneteenth

What is Juneteenth,”

The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth,” National Museum of African American History and Culture

Emancipation and the Meaning of Juneteenth” by Graham Russell Gao Hodges 

Juneteenth: The Growth of an African American Holiday (1865 - )” by Quintard Taylor


If you have resources that you would like to suggest, please email us.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Council