The following is a list of best-sellers and award-winning reading materials for your leisure.
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The Girl Who Fell from The Sky
Author: Heidi W. Durrow
Author: Roxanne Gay
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Author: Bryan Stevenson
Beyond Hashtag Activism: Comprehensive Justice in a Complicated Age
Author: Mae Elise Cannon
Bearing Witness While Black: African Americans, Smartphones, and the New Protest #Journalism
Author: Allissa V Richardson
Author: Kae Tempest
Author: Ai, Weiwei, et. al.
The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart
Author: Alicia Garza
Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America
Author: Maria Hinojosa
Author: Kelly Rimmer
Author: Adiva Geffen
Author: Elie Wiesel
The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism & Engage in Collective Healing
Author: Anneliese A Singh; Machelle Williams
We Do This ‘til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice
Author: Mariame Kaba
Author: Alex Tremblador
Flying Free: My Victory Over Fear to Become the First Latina Pilot on the US Aerobatic Team
Author: Cecilia Aragon
A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son
Author: Sergio Troncoso
White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
Author: Carol Anderson
Author: Glennon Doyle
Author: Hari Ziyad
The following is a list of organizations that serve the community of Long Island and the greater region as a resource for issues and educational opportunities on the topic of social justice. This listing is updated periodically.\
Suffolk County Human Rights Commission
The Suffolk County Human Rights Commission's mission is to work toward the elimination of bias and discrimination. Our services also include providing speakers to community groups and businesses to explain the law and assist in the prevention of complaints.
Main Location Contact Info:
Lee Dennison Building
100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
Hauppauge, NY 11788
P: (631) 853-5480
Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
The Mission of the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County is to teach the history of the Holocaust and its lessons through education and community outreach while promoting resistance to prejudice and advocating respect for every human being.
100 Crescent Beach Road
Glen Cove, NY 11542
P: (516) 571-8040
Suffolk Cooperative Library System
The Suffolk Cooperative Library System exists to help local public libraries provide the best in traditional and innovative public library service to all the people of Suffolk County.
627 Sunrise Highway
Bellport, NY 11713
P: (631) 286-1600
The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights
The Olga Lengyel Institute was established to educate teachers in the United States and other parts of the world about human rights and social justice through the lens of the Holocaust and other genocides so that such atrocities may never again take place.
58 East 79 Street
New York, NY 10075
P: (212) 249-5384
New York Civil Liberties Union
The NYCLU mission is to defend and promote the fundamental principles and values embodied in the Bill of Rights, the U.S. Constitution, and the New York Constitution, including freedom of speech and religion, and the right to privacy, equality, and due process of law for all New Yorkers.
125 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004
P: (212) 607-3300
The LGBT Network is an association of non-profit organizations working to serve the LGBT community of Long Island. The mission is to celebrate and take pride in LGBT identities, care for individuals and groups in need, educate the public about those individuals and groups, address health disparities, build community, and empower all Long Islanders. The Center particularly works to help those most underserved through addressing heterosexism, homophobia, and transphobia.
125 Kennedy Drive
Hauppauge, NY 11788
The mission of the Urban League Movement is to empower African Americans and other disenfranchised individuals to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.
110 Terminal Drive
Plainview, NY 11803
P: (516) 900-1374
Center for Social Justice and Human Understanding
Huntington Library 102
533 College Road
Selden, NY 11784
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