A.C.E. Learning For Liberation Educational Content - Curated by Holistic Underground

In signing the YC Pledge, we have committed ourselves to the ongoing journey of liberating our minds so we may liberate our communities.

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A.C.E. Learning For Liberation Educational Content - Curated by Holistic Underground

Course Overview:

Allies Creating Equity (A.C.E.) is a group of YC founders, entrepreneurs, scientists, leaders, students, investors, executives, activists, and anti-racists who believe in using our collective energy and power to dismantle racism, undo white supremacy, stop anti-Black violence, and build a 21st-century social structure based on respect, dignity, and freedom for all Black, Indigenous, People of Color. The following resources have been curated to aid us on our journey. It will be updated and expanding as our community grows. Pledge Requirement for Q3: Watch the “Cultivating Ourselves as Instruments for Equity” content below in the Subconscious Mind Reprogramming curriculum, and any two other pieces of content from the Additional Educational Resources section with the associated reflection prompts.

Who this course is most suited for:

This material is curated for individuals who are committed to dismantling subconscious racial bias, listening, and educating themselves - specifically on ways race and privilege intersect in all facets of our culture. Individuals who are committed to taking action in defense of human life and who want to support systems that benefit black, brown, and indigenous communities that have been long oppressed.


Allies Creating Equity (A.C.E.)

Allies Creating Equity launched in June 2020 by three Y Combinator Founders, Manny Bamfo, Robyn Exton, and David Hua, to build a group dedicated to racial equity within the tech startup community.
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2020 Curriculum

Please take the time to learn about your subconscious bias and the way humans internalize bias and the steps we will take together to release. Complete steps 1-4 in order. This is roughly a 90-minute investment of your time.
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In order to create equity, we must be able to envision it, which is a radical act of imagination. This On Being conversation between Jason Reynolds on Fortifying Imagination share the medicine of children to heal, envision, and transform our world.
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A well cited historical analysis with Danielle Bainbridge, how Race as we know it came to be in America.
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A civil rights movement veteran and wise elder in the movement, Ruby Sales, shares riveting perspectives on some of what we think we know about the force of religion in civil rights history.
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Van Jones author and political contributor who spans race, age, environment and economy, tells inspiring and powerful stories of African Revolutionary leaders, each playing key roles in the independence of their nations from colonization, who upheld their love-revolution principles even in the face of unimaginable adversity.
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Even with her brilliance and accomplishments, Dr. Maya Angelou is the embodiment of humility and wisdom as she helps us set aside self righteousness and connect with the full spectrum of being human.
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Kay Fabella, host of the Inclusion in Progress Podcast weaves the tipping point moment of Pandemic, Political Awakening & Tech Inclusion Reckoning in this context creating episode.
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A brief historical insight on the first systematic erasure of culture of European peoples in the United States
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The Whitening continues...
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Vincent Harding, who wrote many of MLKs most world-changing speeches, discusses how love sparks the flame of justice in our hearts with Sufi Scholar Omid Safi.
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Mazin Jamal

Mazin Jamal

Founder of Holistic Underground
10+ Years experience
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Mazin Jamal is the founder of Holistic Underground: a leadership & organizational development agency for social movements & businesses. He serves as an integrity coach for leaders of social movements and visionary start-ups, and provides teams with training and consulting on organizational culture, leadership and DEI. Find him at: holisticunderground.org or mazinjamal.com