PBD Staff Resources

This page is an evolving list of resources for PBD staff to enhance their competencies on diversity, inclusion, antiracism, and other equity topics. 

I welcome your additions to this list.  Just email your recommendations to me.

We're asking for individuals to take action to change how we think and talk about mental health so people with mental health struggles know that they have nothing to be ashamed of and it's OK to ask for help.
                                       U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

Mental Health Resources

Building the Next Generation of Code Professionals in Brown and Black Communities

ICC Pulse Podcast, Episode 40

Training the next generation in black and brown communities and how we can increase awareness and education about the building safety profession.

Poverty and Related Links



Code Switch

Still Processing

Pod Save the People

Race Matters

Feminists Ruin Everything

Sexism and the City with Jan Fran


Just Mercy*

The Hate U Give*

I Am Not Your Negro*

12 Years a Slave


If Beale Street Could Talk

Do the Right Thing (Many would say anything by Spike Lee)

Dear White People 

Ken Burns: The Central Park Five



When They See Us*

Get Out

Fruitvale Station

A Raisin in the Sun*