For Educators, Librarians, and Parents
We are learning just how early young children begin to notice and absorb ideas about racial myths. Below are resources to move us all away from whitewashed history and literature while guiding us adults in having conversations that support that movement.
You want to talk about race with the KIDS you love. You want to do better. But you don't know where to start... Start here.
Social Justice Kids
Longing for better conversations with your kids? Even if you aren't worried your kids are susceptible to extremism, this NPR radio interview is a must listen.
How to talk to kids about radicalization and the signs of it
The below book is nothing short of a justice minded family roadmap. Full of tools, tips, exercises, anecdotes, conversation prompts, it covers racial justice, disability justice, queer justice, class justice and more. A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.
And this below book is a super readable guide to help white educators, leaders, students, and parents develop an explicit, skills-based antiracist practice.
Watch the entire CNN/Sesame Street racism town hall
Talking to Young Children About Race and Racism
The Traumatic Impact of Racism and Discrimination on Young People and How to Talk About It
How to Talk to Young Children About the Police
Talking to Kids About Protesting: 5 Things I Want My Kids to Know
Talking to Children About Racism: The Time is Now
Anti-Racism for Kids: An Age-by-Age Guide to Fighting Hate
How to talk to kids about racism, racial violence and police brutality