SPEAKING UP FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: BOOKS, FILMS, AND PEOPLE
Drawing the Line: Sexual Harassment on Campus, by Catherine Hill and Elena Silva. A 2005 survey and report on sexual harassment on campus. Contact the Association of University Women (AAUW) at www.aauw.org or call (800) 225-9998.
Getting Played: African American Girls, Urban Inequality, and Gendered Violence, by Jody Miller.
Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism, by Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards.
Hostile Hallways: Bullying, Teasing, and Sexual Harassment in School, by the Association
of University Women (AAUW). A 2001 survey and report on sexual harassment in the 8th 11th grades. Contact the AAUW www.aauw.org or call (800) 225-9998.
Introduction to Feminisms at the University of California, Santa Cruz. This great, low-cost 17-DVD set documents professor Bettina Aptheker’s popular course. www.introtofem.org.
Navigating to No, by Kiini Ibura Salaam. This excellent essay talks about the difficulties in defining and dealing with date rape. See http://kiiniibura.com/essays/index.html.
Paul Kivel -- books, workshops, and speaking engagements. Paul Kivel is a violence- prevention educator and author. See www.paulkivel.com.
Sexual Harassment: High School Girls Speak Out, by June Larkin. Out of print but obtainable. A comprehensive look at sexual harassment in schools based on first-hand interviews with teenage girls. Highly recommended.
Sexual Harassment and Teens: A Program for Positive Change, by Susan Strauss with Pamela Espeland. Out of print but obtainable. This book has great information and an excellent survey on sexual harassment that students can use to gather information.
Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson. 1999 National Book Award Finalist. Beautifully written novel about a high school girl speaking up for herself. Highly recommended.
Young Women’s Lives: Building Self-Awareness for Life, by M. Nell Myhand and Paul Kivel. Curriculum to help young women know themselves better and to connect social and political realities with their everyday experiences.
Womanhouse, directed by Johanna Demetrakas. This documentary film about Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro's inspiring 1972 art installation can be purchased at www.wmm.com.
COUNCIL BOOK LIST FOR OPENING CIRCLES Dreaming the Dark: Magic, Sex & Politics, by Starhawk.
The Way of Council, by Jack Zimmerman in collaboration with Virginia Coyle.
ART BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE Frida Kahlo, Artists in Their Time Series (Scholastic), by Jill A. Laidlaw. A Franklin Watts book.
Georgia O’Keeffe, Artists in Their Time Series (Scholastic), by Ruth Thomson. A Franklin Watts book. Runaway Girl: The Artist Louise Bourgeois, by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan. YA.
ART BOOKS FOR ADULTS
Exhibiting Student Art: The Essential Guide for Teachers, by David Burton. This is an excellent practical guide for exhibiting art that emphasizes an active role for students through an empowering, collaborative process. Published by Teachers College Press.
Art on My Mind: Visual Politics, by Bell Hooks. The author talks about producing, exhibiting, and critiquing art with special focus on the Black struggle in the art world.
The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970s, History and Impact, edited by Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard.
Additional resources are listed online at www.kesakivel.com.
Beyond: A Facilitator’s Guide for Empowering