Addressing Race and Equity

Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism

(CNN) The 60-minute special "Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism. A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Families" will air on Saturday, June 6, at 10 a.m. ET.

The show will talk to kids about racism, the recent nationwide protests, embracing diversity and being more empathetic and understanding.
 
Mor information:  

Resources for Educators:

Teaching Tolerance (tolerance.org) is an established clearing house of resources, lesson construction, and toolkits.  They offer a specific focus on Race and Ethnicity including addressing Police Violence.
Teaching Tolerance: Race & Ethnicity

https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/publications/speak-up

"Let's Talk" brochure 

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (nctsn.org) offers a downloadable pdf Addressing Race and Trauma in the Classroom. 
Addressing Race and Trauma in the Classroom

The National Association of School Psychologists (nasp.org) offers a specific resource for staff on this topic.
Supporting Marginalized Students in Stressful Times: Tips for Educators

Resources for Parents:

The National Association of School Psychologists (nasp.org) offers a specific resource for parents/caregivers on this topic.
Supporting Vulnerable Students in Stressful Times: Tips for Parents

Related Links: 

What to Say to Kids When the News is Scary

Talking to Children About Tragedies and Other News Events 

 

Related Documents: 

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