Talking with Children About Racial Injustice
We've gathered some resources to use when talking to young children about racial injustice.
Published on June 1, 2020
Children are experiencing stress during this time. The value of play cannot be underestimated for our youngest citizens; play reduces stress and brings people together. As families are looking for ways to talk to children about what is happening in Richmond and across the country, below are a few resources.
- EmbraceRace.com “Something Happened In Our Town”
- HealthyChildren.org “Talking to Children About Racial Bias”
- National Institute for Child Health and Human Development “An Activity Book for African American Families: Helping Children Cope with Crisis”
- TodaysParent.com “Kids Books that Talk About Racism”
- Center for Racial Justice in Education “Resources for Talking About Race, Racism, and Racialized Violence with Kids”
- Children’s Museum of Indianapolis “6 Books that Can Help You Talk to Your Child About Race and Diversity”
- Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community | The Underlying Causes (sunshinebehavioralhealth.com)