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Anti-Racist, Culturally Responsive, and Inclusive (ACRI)

Selected resources on culturally responsive education for Highline College faculty, staff, and administration.

Anti-Racist / Culturally Responsive Educators

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Welcome! This library guide presents selected resources on culturally responsive teaching including anti-racist practices for Highline College faculty, staff, and administration. Currently the guide is an ongoing collaboration between the Title III grant and the library. 

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Originally the guide was meant to be a supplemental reading list to the Culturally Responsive Educators (CRE) training in Canvas. CRE Canvas course (link here). Canvas will prompt a login. If not previously enrolled, email Allison Green to be admitted to the course. 

The library has a related guide, Anti-Racist Resources LibGuide, with general resources on anti-racism.


Recommend a Resource for the Guide


Culturally Responsive Teaching: Responds dynamically to student learning needs through culturally relevant materials, cultivation of teacher-student learning relationships, incorporation of collaboration, and applying a critical lens to teaching and learning, among other methods (Gay, 2002; Hammond, 2015; Ladson-Billings, 1995).

Antiracist Teaching: The practice of culturally responsive teaching that also challenges issues of institutional and systemic racism to build race literacy and address systems of oppression through real-world action.


Harsma, Elizabeth, Manderfeld, Michael, and Carrie Lewis Miller. Maverick Learning and Educational Applied Research Nexus