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Resources Library

Our Resources Library is a compilation of insights that we have amassed from our research, interviews, and community events. We believe that transparency and free access to resources is the first step in dismantling the current pay-to-play model of insider knowledge.

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Actionable guides synthesizing our research findings.

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This is Part One of our toolkits from The Neighborhood's Table initiative.

Reading Time: 45 minutes

Relevant Industries: Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Community Organizing

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Reading Time: 50 minutes

Relevant Industries: Food & Beverage, Digital & Print Media

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Reading Time: 30 minutes

Relevant Industries: Nonprofits, Community Organizing, DEI

White Papers

White Papers

Deep-dives of our toolkit recommendations being implemented at FBH organizations in real-time.

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Reading Time: 8 minutes

Relevant Industries: Food & Beverage, Lifestyle, Digital Media

This white paper complements our Equitable Representation in Food Media series.

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Reading Time: 8 minutes

Relevant Industries: Food & Beverage, Wellness,

Digital Media, E-Commerce

This white paper complements our Equitable Representation in Food Media series.

Understanding... A Series on Social Justice


Academic explainers on terms and topics that are often misunderstood.

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Reading Time - 45 minutes


  1. Explains what gentrification is in the context of the U.S., and how it is different from terms like "revitalization"

  2. Analyzes the systemic issues that allow gentrification to occur, and the reverberating effects gentrification has on each neighborhood

  3. Offer different ways to intervene and interrupt gentrification for individuals, businesses, organizations, and as a society

community-based interactions

Reading Time - 45 minutes


  1. Examine socialism from an economic & political perspective, how it relates to capitalism and communism, and key issues

  2. Analyze the evolution of socialism & its weaponization in the U.S.

  3. Offer examples of "democratic socialist" policies & steps to take towards a more equitable society

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Reading Time - 20 minutes


  1. History & evolution of three distinct types of anti-intellectualism

  2. How politicians and corporations weaponize anti-intellectualism

  3. Strategies of anti-intellectualism to distract or delegitimize arguments

understanding cultural appropriation and how it reinforces unequal power dynamics

Reading Time - 40 minutes


  1. Examine the words cultural appropriation and its roots in systems such as colonialism, imperialism, capitalism, and consumerism

  2. Analyze the familiar arguments defending cultural appropriation as a type of cultural exchange, appreciation, or assimilation

  3. Offer examples of cultural appropriation in different industries, with a case study in food, and ways to address and combat it.

understanding respectability politics and how it informs sociopolitical change

Reading Time - 10 minutes


  1. Examine the difference between respectability politics, respectability narratives, and how they intersect at the sociopolitical level

  2. Analyze the systemic failings of respectability politics and respectability narratives

  3. Offer ways to reject respectability politics in our own thought processes

understanding structural racism in the u.s. government: immigration law

Reading Time - 20 minutes


  1. The lasting effects of Anti-Asian immigrant laws

  2. Criminalizing the Mexican American identity and the border

  3. The false promises of the 1965 Hart-Celler Act

  4. White saviorism, refugees, and asylum 

  5. The proliferation of racial profiling after 9/11

  6. The hidden Anti-Blackness in our immigration laws

  7. Action steps to advocate for more equitable immigration policies

Understanding structural racism in the U.S. government: Public Education

Reading Time - 20 minutes


  1. Evolution of racism in public education, from 1800s to now

  2. Examining the Education Achievement Gap and affirmative action

  3. Understanding the school-to-prison pipeline

  4. Tackling racism in education both inside and outside the classroom

Social Justice Vocabulary

Socia Justice Vocab

Educational resource on commmonly used words or phrases in the social justice space.

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We believe in the importance of developing the vocabulary to fully and thoroughly name our oppression in order to fight against it.

To that end, we created this as a resource you can continuously refer back to as you continue to grow and learn alongside us on your social justice journey. 

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We put in a lot of hours and emotional labor to create these resources, so if you've enjoyed these free articles and toolkits, we kindly ask you to consider supporting us by becoming a monthly patron or with a one-time donation. We thank you for your generosity! All contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

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