• American Academy of Pediatrics article: Traumatic Impact of Racism on Young People
• American Academy of Pediatrics’ news release condemning racism here.
• American Academy of Pediatrics Statement: Dismantle Racism at Every Level
• Healthy Children: Talking to Children About Racial Bias
• American Public Health Association: Addressing Law Enforcement Violence as a Public Health Issue
• Pediatrics: Police, Equity and Child Health
• Campaign Zero: Policy Solutions to End Police Violence
• Teaching Tolerance: Six Steps to Speak Up
WEBINARS, PODCASTS, VIDEOS, AND WEBSITES
• The Praxis Podcast with Edwin Lindo, JD
• EmbraceRace seeks to gather the resources to meet the challenges they face raising children in a world where race matters.
• See the Hair Love read-aloud video.
• Our #ReadTogether video of Peter Reynolds reading Say Something! Is about being kind and encouraging children to say something when they see behavior that they don’t like.
• Reach Out and Read and Reach Out and Read Georgia websites, Facebook and Instagram
• Hair Love, by Matthew A. Cherry tells a beautiful story about a dad and daughter.
• Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story about Racial Injustice by Georgia authors Ann Hazard, Marianne Celano and Marietta Collins Good Reads
• George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. What do we tell our children? USA TODAY
• Talking to children after racial incidents Penn GSE
• How to talk to kids about racism, protests and injustice Today
• Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race Amazon
• Homegoing Amazon
• White Fragility Why It’s So Hard for White People To Talk About Racism Penguin Random House
• Scholastic, All About Books, Workman Publishing and Star Bright Books have wonderful selections of books with a great range of diversity.
• Participation in Barnes & Noble holiday book drives and establish diverse book titles as a priority
• Partnerships like reading clubs (e.g., the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club in Atlanta which includes African American protagonists and local landmarks and sites). • Follow us on social media for articles, tips, and information; Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
FROM THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY RESOURCES
· Racism and Violence: Using Your Power as a Parent to Support Children Aged Two to Five
· The Dos and Don’ts of Talking to Kids of Color About White Supremacy
· Talking to White Kids About Race and Racism
· Resources for Talking About Race, Racism and Racialized Violence With Kids
· Resources for Race, Equity, Anti-Racism and Inclusion
· Children’s Books Addressing Race and Racism
· Activities to Promote Social Justice
· Resources for Talking to Kids About Racism and Justice
· How to talk to your children about protests and racism
· A list of 80 books with diverse, multi-cultural characters for ages two and up