Resources for Talking to Kids About Race

Brightly - "Books and Resources to Help You Raise Anti-Racist Children" - Brightly compiled this helpful list noting "It's so important for children to see themselves and their experiences represented in the books they read. It's also important for children to read about the experiences of people who are different from them." The list has recommendations for all ages, starting with picture books.

NPR Life Kit: Parenting - Taking Race with Young Children - Did you know? Babies begin to develop an understanding of race by six months of age. Yes, it's true - even babies notice differences like skin color and hair texture. In this episode of NPR' s Life Kit, listeners will delve in how to handle conversations about race, racism, diversity and inclusion, even with very young children.

The Conscious Kid - Follow the Conscious Kid on Instagram, an education, research and policy organization dedicated to reducing bias and promoting positive identity development in youth. Their Instagram account promotes poignant perspectives on parenting and education through a critical race lens.


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