Multicultural Resources

Calendars, websites, blogs and other publications to support school environments that are inclusive and pluralistic, with particular focus on cultural, religious and national holidays.

For Teachers and Staff
DJUSD Calendar with School and Cultural Holidays

Thinking about Holiday Celebrations in Schools

UC Davis Multicultural Calendar: Lists of holidays for many religions and cultures, with explanation of significance.

Guidelines for Choosing Anti-Bias Children's Books

OurStory, a tool for finding diverse books for all ages, from the folks at We Need Diverse Books

American Indians in Children's Literature  with a link to a recent lecture (April 2019) by moderator Debbie Reese

Native American Children's Literature Reading List (pdf)

Latinx in Kid Lit

The FAIR Education Act guidelines and resources for inclusion of LGBT and people with disabilities in California districts' curriculum.

For Parents
Native & Indigenous Heritage Resources

The following resources are culturally legitimate sources of knowledge and information. Most can be used in instruction, though some may not be appropriate for all ages. All of them are useful for professional understanding and context. Please note the primary emphasis on Native voices as a standard.  Please feel free to bring additional resources to the attention of the Climate Office.

Curriculum Resources for the Classroom

About Teaching California’s Native History

Direct Voices of Native/Indigenous People