Equality Under the Law Toolbox

Americans are increasingly confronting critical race theory and related concepts at work, school, and in interactions with the government. Proponents of this new worldview often mask their efforts within a fog of vague and seemingly innocuous words like “privilege,” “anti-racism,” and “equity.” The first steps to combat this trend include learning more, seeking transparency, and ultimately engaging with the theories in real life. Below are helpful resources to get you started in defending your right to Equality Under The Law.

Resources

What To Know About Equity And Education

March 2022

The word “equity” is certainly the new buzzword in public schools. But what does it mean and what are the implications of equity in curriculum. WILL has collected stories and anecdotes of how equity is being adopted in Wisconsin K-12 education.

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Parents: Know Your Rights In Public School

November 2021

This link will direct you to a selected list of rights related to public education. This list may be updated and expanded, so please check back.

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Parental Rights Notification Request

August 2021

With Critical Race Theory making its way into classrooms, parents need to get proactive. WILL has developed a notification request form that parents can fill out and give to a teacher to make clear that they expect prior notification before any divisive concepts are taught to their child. This will ensure that teachers and school administrators know that parents expect to be notified before a lesson that involves Critical Race Theory.

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Feds in the Classroom

Equality Under The Law Information Guide

August 2021

What is Critical Race Theory? What should you look for when reviewing school curriculum? What are my rights as a parent or employee? WILL’s Equality Under the Law information guide briefly covers the answers to these questions and highlights how WILL is defending equality under the law.

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Further Reading

Center for Renewing America| PRIMER: SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING–THE DELIVERY MECHANISM FOR CRITICAL RACE THEORY

April 2022 | Jennifer McWilliams

Hillsdale College Imprimis | Critical Race Theory: What It Is and How to Fight It

March 2021 | Christopher Rufo

Heritage Foundation | Critical Race Theory Would Not Solve Racial Inequality: It Would Deepen It

March 2021 | Christopher Rufo

Videos

Books

Race Marxism: The Truth About Critical Race Theory and Praxis

Feburary 2022 | James Lindsay

The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity

Feburary 2021 | Douglas Murray

Cynical Theories: How Activist Scholarship Made Everything about Race, Gender, and Identity―and Why This Harms Everybody

August 2020 | Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay