RACIAL JUSTICE RESOURCE SUGGESTIONS FOR PARENTS AND TEACHERS

Please follow links below for complete information from each organization or activist.

 

WEB RESOURCES

Teaching for Change: The best selection of children’s books on racism and other topics

Asian American Curriculum Project: A project educating the public on the great diversity of the Asian American experience

Rethinking Schools Magazine: an activist publication, with articles written by and for teachers

Zinn Education Project: introduce students to a more accurate, complex, and engaging understanding of United States history than is found in traditional textbooks and curricula.

Skipping Stones: An International Multicultural magazine

Teaching Tolerance magazine: A project of the Southern Poverty Law Center providing classroom tools and resources to reduce prejudice, improve intergroup relations and foster school equity

Teach About Selma: Interactive lessons and recommended resources that invite students to think critically and creatively about today’s continues fight for social justice

Teaching about 1963 in 2013: Civil Rights Movement History Resources

Raising Race Conscious Children:  A blog highlighting and supporting parents in conversation with their kids about race

 

ARTICLES

6 Things White Parents Can Do to Raise Racially Conscious Children

How to Talk to Kids About Race: What’s Appropriate for Ages 3-8
 
5 Things to Know about Talking to Children about Race
 

BOOKS

Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Olsen Edwards Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves

Enid Lee, et al. Beyond Heroes and Holidays

Nancy Schneidewind Open Minds to Equality

Paul Kivel Boys Will Be Men: Raising Our Sons for Courage, Caring and Community

Allan Creighton and Paul Kivel Helping Teens Stop Violence, Build Community and Stand for Justice

Deborah Menkart Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching

Maureen Reddy Everyday Acts against Racism: Raising Children in a Multiracial World

Ann Pelo and Fran Davidson That’s Not Fair! 

Mara Sapon-Shevin Because We Can Change the World: A Practical Guide to Building Cooperative, Inclusive Classroom Communities

Mary Cowhey Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in the Primary Grades

Debra van Ausdale The First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism

Somewhat dated but also check out Daphne Muse’s The New Press Guide to Multicultural Resources for Young Readers

 

OTHER RESOURCES

Family Diversity Projects

Syracuse Cultural Workers

Northern Sun

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