E.R.A.S.E seeks to provide information that reflects an understanding of systemic racism, power and privilege, and is accessible online and free to users. As we seek more ways to combat racism within our community we want to provide support to you. If you are looking to be educated on issues related to equality, equity, diversity and inclusion or you are a person seeking to be challenged in your own implicit bias, this section is for you. Our resources will provide you information, direction, support and education. Please explore our curated list of free resources below. Please share widely! If you would like to add a resource to our list, please email us at



Our Voices Project

New York State NAACP

East Irondequoit CSD Equity & Inclusion

ABWA – The Association of Black Women Attorneys

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West Irondequoit CSD Coalition for Equity & Diversity

Anti-Racist Books

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism

Men We Reaped: A Memoir by Jesmyn Ward

Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race

When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Cullors and Asha Bandele

We Were Eight Years In Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery And The Making Of American Capitalism

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes