Reading & Studying

Advancing Health Equity and Inclusive Growth in the Sacramento Region (Policy Link, February 2018)

Health Equity Now: Toward an All-In Sacramento (Policy Link, February 2018)

The Equity Manifesto

Web Resources

ARticles and Books

  • Jacobs, Rabbi Jill. 2011. Where Justice Dwells: A Hands‐On Guide to Doing Social Justice in Your Jewish Community. Woodstock: VT: Jewish Lights Publishing

  • Rose, Rabbi Or N., Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, and Margie Klein (editors). 2009. Righteous Indignation: A Jewish Call for Justice. Woodstock: VT: Jewish Lights Publishing

  • Year of Encounter with Pope Francis:  A Study Guide for a Year of Encounter

  • Alexander, Michelle. 2011. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in an Age of Colorblindness. New York, NY: The New Press

  • Alexander, Michelle. 2010. “The war on drugs and the new Jim Crow”. Race, Poverty, Environment. Spring 2010, Vol. 17, No.1

  • Allen, Joseph L. 1995. Love & Conflict: A Covenantal Model of Christian Ethics. Lanham, MD: University Press of America

  • Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. 1955. Ethics. New York, NY: Touchstone

  • Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. 1955. Letters and Papers from Prison. New York, NY: Touchstone

  • Cone, James H. 2012. Martin and Malcolm and America. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books

  • Cone, James H. 2011. T he Cross and the Lynching Tree. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books

  • De La Torre, Miguel A. 2014. Doing Christian Ethics from the Margins. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books

  • Ellsberg, Robert, ed. 2005. Dorothy Day: Selected Writings. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books

  • Emerson & Smith. 2000. Divided by Faith. New York, NY: Oxford University Press

  • Evans, James H. Jr. 2012. We Have Been Believers: An African American Systematic Theology. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press

  • Feagin, Joe R. 2001. Racist America: Roots, current realities, & future reparations. New York, NY: Routledge

  • Fisher, Roger & W. Ury. 1981. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement without Giving In. New York, NY: Penguin.

  • Frank, Marshall. 2015. “Frank: Privatizing Prisons Prioritizes Profit Over Humans”. March 7, 2015. Tallahassee Democrat.‐privatizing‐prisons‐prioritizes‐profits‐human s/24598603/

  • Franklin, John Hope. 1993. The color line: Legacy for the twenty‐first century. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press

  • Gregory, James N. 2009. An African American Urban History: The dynamics of race, class and gender since World War II. “The Second Great Migration: A Historical Overview”. Eds. Joe W. Trotter Jr. and Kenneth L. Kusmer. Chicago IL: University of Chicago Press.

  • Herr, Robert & Judy Zimmerman. 1998. Transforming Violence. Herald Press.

  • Holland, Joe, and Peter J. Henriot. 1983. Social Analysis: Linking Faith and Justice. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books

  • Hollinger, Dennis P. 2002. Choosing the good: Christian ethics in a complex world. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic

  • Hunter, James Davison. 2010. To change the world: The irony, tragedy, and possibility of Christianity in the late modern world. New York, NY; Oxford University Press.

  • Jensen, Richard J. and John Hammerback. 2002. The Words of Cesar Chavez. Texas A&M University Press.

  • Keddy, Jim. 2001. "Human Dignity and Grassroots Leadership Development"

  • Keddy, Jim. 2002. "Powerful Thoughts"

  • Keddy, Jim. 1997. "The PICO Pattern of Relationship"

  • King, Martin Luther Jr. 2010. Strength to Love. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.

  • King, Martin Luther Jr. 1991. Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? Wipf & Stock: Eugene, OR

  • King, Martin Luther, Jr. 2003. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. Edited by James M. Washington. San Francisco, CA: HarperOne

  • Kivel, Paul. 1996. Uprooting racism: How white people can work for racial justice. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers

  • Lee, Hak Joon. 2011. The Great World House: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Global Ethics. Cleveland, OH: Pilgrim Press

  • Lee, Hak Joon. 2006. We Will Get to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Communal‐Political Spirituality. Cleveland, OH: Pilgrim Press

  • Marsh, Charles. 2005. The Beloved Community. New York, NY: Basic Books.

  • Myers, Bryant. 2011. Walking with the Poor. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books

  • Park, Andrew Sung. 1996. Racial Conflict and Healing: An Asian‐American Theological Perspective. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books

  • Panell, William. 1993. The Coming Race Wars? A Cry for Reconciliation. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan

  • Patchen, Martin. 1999. Diversity and unity: Relations between racial and ethnic groups. Chicago, IL: Nelson‐Hall Publishers

  • Robinson, Jo Ann Gibson. 1987. The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Women Who Started It. Edited by David Garrow. University of Tennessee Press.

  • Salvatierra, Alexia & Peter Heltzel. 2014. Faith‐Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in the Service to the World. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press

  • Stassen, Glen. 2008 Just Peacemaking: The new paradigm for the ethics of peace and war. Louisville, KY; John Knox Press.

  • Stassen, Glen H. 2012. A Thicker Jesus: Incarnational discipleship in a secular age. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press

  • Stassen, Glen H. and Gushee, David. 2003. Kingdom Ethics: Following Jesus in Contemporary Context. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press

  • Smedes, Lewis B. 1983. Mere Morality: What God Expects from Ordinary People. Grand Rapids, MI: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co

  • Thurman, Howard. 1996. Jesus and the Disinherited. Boston, MA: Beacon Press

  • Volf, Miroslav. 1996. Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press.

  • Wallis, Jim. 2013. “Racism: America's Original Sin,” Sojourners, July 21, 2013,

  • West, Traci. 2006. Disruptive Christian Ethics: When Racism and Women's Lives Matter. Westminster John Knox Press.

  • Wenger, et al. 2002. Cultivating Communities of Practice . New York, NY; Cambridge University Press.

  • West, Cornell. 2001. Race Matters. New York, NY: Vintage Books

  • Williams, Reggie L. 2014. Bonhoeffer’s Black Jesus: Harlem Renaissance Theology and an Ethic of Resistance. Baylor University Press: Waco, TX

  • Wink, Walter. 2003. Jesus and Non‐violence; A third way . Minneapolis, MN; Fortress Press.

  • Wink, Walter. 1992. Engaging the Powers . Minneapolis, MN; Fortress Press

  • Wright, Christopher J.H. 2006. The Mission of God . Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press

  • Yoder, John H. 1985. The Priestly Kingdom: Social ethics as gospel. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University Press.

  • Yoder, John H. 2010. Nonviolence: A Brief History . Waco, TX: Baylor University Press.

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