The Couch Activism Book Club lists materials for a self-guided learning experience on a variety of topics critical to allyship and activism. Each section has books, articles, documentaries, podcasts, and art curated by individuals actively engaged in the topic.
Each section provides only one perspective on a given topic. If you would like to submit a "reading list" on a new topic or offer another perspective on a topic listed below, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Branden Pursinger, Legislative Director, Oregon State Senate
Kara Nelson, BA International Affairs
Hans Faye, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Morocco
Nate Dorgan, Graduate Student in Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago
Callie Rice Wine, Co-Founder of Couch Activism
Jessica Clarke, Education Specialist and Equity Facilitator
Andrea Fisher, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Ben Kim, Los Angeles Unified School District Educator
Erin Banks, BA + Alicia Kirkland, BA
Cyrus Partovi, Former Adviser to the Shah of Iran + Senior Lecturer of International Affairs at Lewis & Clark College
Diana Hinova, MPP Georgetown McCourt School 2011
Heather Smith-Cannoy, Associate Professor and Chair of International Affairs at Lewis & Clark College
Anya Ludwig, Program Coordinator at Oregon Health & Science University + Volunteer at Outside In Intravenous Drug User Health Services