Connect

Resources to help with processing and equipping yourself for experiences of racism. From mental health directories, finding community and legal aid for Bla(c)k Women and Women of Colour.

Connect

Resources to help with processing and equipping yourself for experiences of racism. From mental health directories, finding community and legal aid for Bla(c)k Women and Women of Colour.

Mental Health Support

Moving forward from racism doesn’t have to be lonely. Having access to a counsellor with a similar experience and background can be powerful

Source: Unknown

Resource directory of recommended books, podcast and resources on healing, & self-care.


Source: Unhyphen Psychology

Book a therapy appointment. Unhyphen Psychology also offers wellbeing workshops.


Source: Black Enterprise

Article diving into strategies for radical self-care.


Source: Sad Girls Club

Provides Quarterly Therapy Scholarship offering 1:1 counselling, and a chat room for a space to vent and heal.


Community Support

Reading stories, listening to a podcast or sharing with an online community can help to rebuild a nurturing relationship with yourself.

Source: Women With Disabilities Victoria

Inclusive Hubs foster leadership, support women, non-binary individuals with disabilities, share rights and experiences.


Source: Australian South Asian Centre

A safe physical wellness space for south asians to stay and visit and connect with others in the community.


Source: Eastern Community Legal Centre

Lilydale gathering: safe, sharing community for life stories in Victoria.


Source: The Drum

A podcast series discussing various topics regarding activism, identity and our labels.


Legal
Support

Legal resources in this section can provide guidance on laws against racism and ways to ensure civil liberties.

Source: Yoorrook Justice Commission

Yoorrook has free and confidential social and emotional wellbeing and legal supports.


Source: Australian Human Rights Commission

Guide to Racial Discrimination Act, and lodge complaints.


Source: National Justice Project

NJP defends the rights of First Nations people and advocate for law reform.


Source: All Together Now

List of organisations for dispute resolution and legal information about racism.


Understanding Racism

Resources in this section can help you better understand racial discrimination and lead to healing, strength and empowerment.

Source: Micropedia

Encyclopedia of microaggressions with resources and guides on how to deal with them.


Source: The Mircoaggressions Project

People’s anecdotes of mircoaggressions. 


Source: Multicultural Centre for Women's Health

Multilingual resources on women’s health for multicultural women.


Source: Racism. No Way

Find resources for anti-racism education and how to counter racism.  


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