Resources For Talking About Race
Talking with young children about race and racism is key to creating the just and equitable society we want for all of our children. Yet, having these conversations can feel difficult for adults, even while children are genuinely curious and wanting to make sense of all that they observe. The following curated list of resources are selected to support educators and parents as they develop greater comfort and fluency in how to understand race and racism and how to discuss these socially constructed ideas with our children.
- They Are Not Too Young to Talk About Race
- Sesame Street: Coming Together: Talking to Children About Race and Racism
- Explaining What is Race?
- Talking About Racism and Violence
- Embrace Race
- Black Lives Matter Instructional Library
- Talking Black Lives Matter with Preschoolers
- CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall
- Talking About Racism and Activism with Young Children
- Hablar Sobre Racismo y Activismo con Niños