Jennie Powe Runde
Expressive Arts Therapist
(BBS #46457, REAT #1726)
Expressive arts for mixed folks
These resources are here to help as you consider your identity or identities as a mixed/multi-heritage person. This is far from an exhaustive list, but hopefully a good starting place. I'm adding and updating as I go, so feel free to reach out with any questions or suggestions: Contact me
Marsha P. Root: Bill of Rights for Mixed Race People
The Mash-Up Americans: www.mashupamericans.com
A pop culture round up focusing on food, family, and relationships started by 2 mixed race women in mixed race partnerships.
Mixed In America: www.mixedinamerica.org
A blog, podcast, community started by two mixed race friends. "Mixed in America empowers the mixed community and heals the Mixed Identity".
Critical Mixed Race Studies: https://criticalmixedracestudies.com/
A collective of scholars, students, artists, activists, clinicians who come together for a biannual conference, and work to dismantle systems of racial injustice and issues specific to mixed race individuals and groups. They have caucuses for specific groups including a Queer Caucus, a Latinx Caucus, a Student Affairs Caucus and Community Caucus and others.
Multiracial Communities: https://adaa.org/find-help/by-demographics/multiracial-communities
ADAA website with info about multiracial experience around anxiety and depression, and the need for communities. Web page includes mental health resources and links at the bottom of the page.
East Bay Meditation Center: https://eastbaymeditation.org/
This is mindfulness meditation center grounded in the practices of Buddhism and radical inclusivity. They have a peer led deep refuge sitting group that for multiracial individuals that meets monthly. More information here.
Resources for Multiracial or Mixed Race families: https://socialworklicensemap.com/blog/resources-explore-multicultural-identity-mixed-race-families/
Includes resources for families, clinicians, and first person accounts of people of mixed-heritage
Multiracial Artists: https://www.antiracistartteachers.org/artists/multiracial-multiethnic-artists
The Multiracial Activist: https://multiracial.com/
Libertarian oriented social justice blog and website for mixed and mulitracial folks
The Origin of Gender: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e12ZojkYrU
The Subversive Boyhood of Steven Universe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gvj9ebIePIM
Judith Butler: Your behavior creates your gender: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bo7o2LYATDc
Center for Positivity Sexuality: https://positivesexuality.org/resources/sexuality-resources/
A collection of links and resources from bisexuality and bdsm to sti prevention and transgender health.
San Francisco sex information: https://www.sfsi.org/
A site started by nurses in 1972 to provide free, confidential, accurate, non-judgmental information about sex.
Sexuality and Disability: https://sexualityanddisability.org/
Our site starts with the premise that people with disabilities are sexual beings – just like anyone else.
Sins Invalid: 10 Principles for Disability Justice
Sins Invalid is a local Bay Area organization and collective, they describe their mission, in part, this way:
Sins Invalid is a disability justice based performance project that incubates and celebrates artists with disabilities, centralizing artists of color and LGBTQ / gender-variant artists as communities who have been historically marginalized...
Lisa Egan: I'm not a person with a disability, I'm a disabled person: article
Everyday Feminism: everydayfeminism.com
Sonya Renee Taylor: The Body is Not An Apology: thebodyisnotanapology.com