IDEA

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accountability

IDEA Meetings
Dates  Topics  Resources 
June 30, 2021  The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee  
  • Ch. 2 - Racism Drained the Pool
  • June 16, 2021  The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee  
  • Ch. 1 - An Old Story: The Zero-Sum Hierarchy
  • May 19, 2021  Coded Bias Documentary  
  • Coded Bias
  • May 6, 2021  The Meritocracy Myth by Stephen J. McNamee (4th edition)  
  • Ch. 9 - An Unlevel Playing Field
  • Ch. 10 - Growing Inequality in the Twenty-First Century
  • April 21, 2021  The Meritocracy Myth by Stephen J. McNamee (4th edition)  
  • Ch. 7 - The Luck Factor
  • Ch. 8 - Mobility through Marriage
  • April 7, 2021  The Meritocracy Myth by Stephen J. McNamee (4th edition)  
  • Ch. 5 - Making the Grade
  • Ch. 6 - I Did it My Way
  • March 24, 2021  The Meritocracy Myth by Stephen J. McNamee (4th edition)  
  • Ch. 3 - The Silver Spoon
  • Ch. 4 - Social and Cultural Capital
  • March 10, 2021  The Meritocracy Myth by Stephen J. McNamee (4th edition)  
  • Ch. 1 - The American Dream
  • Ch. 2 - On Being Made of the Right Stuff
  • February 17, 2021  Bridging Differences Playbook  
  • Greater Good Science Center - Playbook pdf
  • February 3, 2021  #DoTheWork challenge days 26-30  
  • #DoTheWork Challenge (Rachel Elizabeth Cargyle)
  • January 20, 2021  #DoTheWork challenge days 21-25  
  • #DoTheWork Challenge (Rachel Elizabeth Cargyle)
  • January 4, 2021  #DoTheWork challenge days 16-20  
  • #DoTheWork Challenge (Rachel Elizabeth Cargyle)
  • December 16, 2020  #DoTheWork challenge days 11-15  
  • #DoTheWork Challenge (Rachel Elizabeth Cargyle)
  • December 2, 2020  #DoTheWork challenge days 6-10  
  • #DoTheWork Challenge (Rachel Elizabeth Cargyle)
  • Nov. 4 and 18, 2020  #DoTheWork challenge days 1-5  
  • #DoTheWork Challenge (Rachel Elizabeth Cargyle)
  • October 7, 2020  How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram Kendi - discussing Chaps. 16-18 
    September 23, 2020  How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram Kendi - discussing Chaps. 13-15 
    September 9, 2020  How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram Kendi - discussing Chaps. 9-12 
    August 25, 2020  How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram Kendi - discussing Chaps. 5-8 
    August 11, 2020  How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram Kendi - discussing Chaps. 1-4 
    July 28, 2020  John Lewis: Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the present 
  • NPR Interview with John Lewis
  • The Life and Legacy of John Lewis (NYT Podcast)
  • CBS Interview with John Lewis
  • John Lewis Obituary (NYT)
  • Imagining the nonviolent state (Vox)
  • 6 John Lewis Speeches (Vox)
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    July 14, 2020  Dismantling systemic racism by giving up power 
  • To Dismantle Systemic Racism, White People Must be Willing to Give Up Their Power (Alicia Sheares)
  • Inequality, Equality, Equity,Justice (Twitter,graphic)
  • Explained | Racial Wealth Gap (Netflix)
  • The False Promise of Meritocracy (The Atlantic)
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    June 30, 2020  AIP Guide to Systemic Change in Physics and Astronomy 
  • AIP Report: The Time is Now
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    June 26, 2020  #BlackintheIvory and Invisible Labor 
  • Invisible Labor (Eric Anthony Grollman)
  • #BlackintheIvory (Twitter)
  • #BlackinSTEM (Twitter)
  • A Breakup Letter With Astronomy, From a Young Black Woman (Lauren Chambers)
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    June 16, 2020  Why and why now: DEI and racism 
  • Canadian Association of Physicists - special session Strike for Black Lives
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    June 9, 2020  Psychological Safety 
  • Psychological Safety - LBNL
  • Building a Psychologically Safe Workplace (Amy Edmondson)
  • Actions for PS
  • Podcast - Amy Edmondson
  • Google's Quest to Build the Perfect Team (NYT)
  • Additional Resources

  • Commentary: Disentangling anti-Blackness from physics (Charles D. Brown II)
  • #ShutdownSTEM Resources
  • #STEMforBLM Resource List
  • Responses to 10 Common Criticisms of Anti-Racism Action in STEM
  • Nurturing Black Chemists (C&EN)