Guides

Inlandia has sponsored several web-based projects that support its publications and projects. They include:

Electronic Readers Guide to Inlandia: a Literary Journey through California’s Inland Empire.
Take a tour of the Inland Empire as seen through the lens of the book that started the Inlandia Institute: Inlandia: A Literary Journey through California’s Inland Empire. Our interactive map will allow you to see the locations mentioned in the anthology stories.

See the Inlandia Map

 

No Easy Way: Integrating Riverside Schools—A Victory for Community
Time travel through the history of school integration in Riverside, the nation’s first large school district to voluntarily integrate. This civil rights timeline was developed to accompany Arthur L. Littleworth’s memoir of his role as president of Riverside Unified School District during the tumultuous years 1957-1958 when Riverside integrated its school system.

See the timeline

 

Making Waves: Stories of the Inland Empire’s Women’s Environmental Movement
Meet seven women who protected our region’s parks, open space, habitats, cultural resources, air quality, and waterways. See the places they helped preserve. Use the map to access bios, short videos, and descriptions of their work.

See the map

 

Creative Literacy for Children
Educators can download a six-week lesson plan for Grades 4 to 6 that centers around a creative writing workshop focusing on poetry in the Abecedarian form. See drawings and chapbooks of the work by children in the workshop.

Get the curriculum