Resources to learn and talk about race, diversity and inequities in our world

Below is a collection of resources to help you learn more, navigate, and start important conversations with your children about racial injustice that exists within the U.S.

While these resources can be helpful in the short-term, we plan to continue and expand the conversation about social injustice to create a school community that is truly based on equity and access to opportunity for all students.


Resources for education and talking about race and racism

According to the American Psychological Association, when you avoid conversations about race and ethnicity, children are more likely to incorrectly judge other groups.

Below are resources to help you learn and talk about race, racism and social injustice.

Video

CNN, Sesame Street racism town hall

Organizations & Resource Collections

Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup 

American Psychological Association

American School Counselor Association

Anti-Defamation League

Anti-Racism Project

Child Mind Institute

Educolor

EmbraceRace

National Association of School Psychologists

National Museum of African American History & Culture

Learning for Justice

The Children’s Community School


Resources on how to support your children and family after trauma

Below are resources to help you support the emotional well-being of you and your family.

Please know that your school community is here to support you, reach out to your school counselor, psychologist or social worker. Here’s a list by school.

Organizations & Resource Collections

American Psychological Association 

    Child Mind Institute

    National Association of School Psychologists

    New York State School Social Workers’ Association

    The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Children’s Bureau

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