Diversity Equity Inclusion & Belonging

The NYS Coalition for Children’s Behavioral Health (CCBH) Statement on Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity and Belonging

NYS CCBH commits to diversity, equity, inclusivity, and belonging by intentionally applying an anti-racism approach to elevate staff, children, families, and communities. We are fully committed to dismantling barriers, norms, and ideologies that reinforce a non-inclusive environment and policies/procedures that perpetuate white privilege.


Host A Racial Healing Conversation


  • “13th” Directed by Ava DuVernay
  • “Traces of a Trade: A Story from the Deep North” Directed by Katrina Browne, Alla Kovgan, and Jude Ray
  • “Harvest of Empire” based on the book “Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America,” written by journalist Juan González. The film was directed by Peter Getzels and Eduardo López



  • Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America  |  Author: Juan González
  • The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America  |  Author: Richard Rothstein
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness  |  Author: Michelle Alexander
  • Between the World and Me  |  Author: Ta-Nehishi Coates
  • The Other Wes Moore  |  Author: Wes Moore 
  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis  |  Author: J.D. Vance
  • The Color of Wealth  |  Author: Barbara Robles, et. Al
  • Dog Whistle Politics  |  Author: Ian Haney Lopez
  • Hope and Despair in the American City  |  Author: Gerald Grant
  • Notes of a White Black Woman  |  Author: Judy Scales-Trent
  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria  |  Author: Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • Environmental Racism and the Rise of Environmental Justice  |  Author: Luke W. Cole
  • White Like Me  |  Author: Tim Wise
  • My Beloved World  |  Author: Sonia Sotomayor
  • Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City  |  Author: Matthew Desmond

Blog Posts/Online Resources


Racial Equity Tools

Partner Websites