Kids and Race Workshops and Other Activities

workshops and trainings

In addition to our workshops, there are many other opportunities to explore the intersection of race, ethnicity, justice, children, youth, and families. We will highlight resources we can stand behind.

Chad Goller-Sojourner at Transracial Family Coaching: Offering workshops, consultations, and classes on race, with a focus on How to Have Meaningful Conversations Around Race: Understanding and Addressing Race/Ethnicity, Racism, Power, Privilege, and Whiteness.”

Kids and Race Resource List

Articles and Short Reads:

Cultures Connecting Blog - Article: Early, Often, and With Increasing Depth: Talking with Children about Racism and White Privilege  http://culturesconnecting.com/cultures_connecting_blog/

Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade? - http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2015/05/can-fieldston-un-teach-racism.html

Creative with Kids http://creativewithkids.com/resources-for-talking-to-kids-about-race-and-racism/

8 Facts About Race Every White Person Needs to Know to Help Fight Racism - http://everydayfeminism.com/2015/07/facts-about-racism/

Everyday Feminism: 30+ Resources to Help White Americans Learn About  Race and Racism - http://everydayfeminism.com/2015/07/white-americans-learn-race/

For Whites (Like Me): On White Kids - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jennifer-harvey/dear-parents-of-white-children_b_3719818.html           

How to Be An Interrupter - http://www.sdcitybeat.com/sandiego/article-14399-how-to-be-an-interrupter.html

Letter to My Son- http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/07/tanehisi-coates-between-the-world-and-me/397619/     

Teaching Kids About Race: What Parents Need to Know - http://illinoistimes.com/mobile/articles/articleView/id:15955

We need to deal with our discomfort and talk to our kids about racism - https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/on-parenting/we-need-to-deal-with-our-discomfort-and-talk-to-our-kids-about-racism/2015/06/30/ec6db7e8-1a9a-11e5-ab92-c75ae6ab94b5_story.html

Welcome to Seattle Public Schools. What race are you? - http://seattleglobalist.com/2015/05/05/seattle-public-schools-enrollment-form-what-race-are-you-checkbox/36707

When Minority Kids are Taught Colorblindness - http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2015/08/when-minority-kids-are-taught-color-blindness.html

What White Children Need to Know About Race - http://www.nais.org/Magazines-Newsletters/ISMagazine/Pages/What-White-Children-Need-to-Know-About-Race.aspx

Audio/Video: 

Being 12: 'People Think I'm Supposed to Talk Ghetto, Whatever That Is" - http://www.wnyc.org/story/people-sometimes-think-im-supposed-talk-ghetto-whatever-kids-race/

Being 12: The Year Everything Changes, NY Public Radio- http://www.wnyc.org/series/being-12/

Books

Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki - http://amzn.com/1880000199        

Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates - http://www.elliottbaybook.com/book/9780812993547

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan - http://amzn.com/043912042X     

14 Picture Books Exploring Race and Racism - http://humaneeducation.org/blog/2014/06/26/14-childrens-picture-books-exploring-race-racism/ 

If You Lived When There Was Slavery in America by Anne Kamma - http://amzn.com/0439567068  

Malala Yousafzai: Warrior With Words by Karen Leggett Abouraya - http://amzn.com/1630833169  

Resources for Talking to Kids About Race and Racism (37 Book Recommendations) - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kristen-howerton/talking-to-kids-race-racism-books_b_2618305.html

Rosa by Nikki Giovanni et al. - http://amzn.com/0312376022        

What Does It Mean To Be White? by Robin DiAngelo - http://www.elliottbaybook.com/book/9781433111150

White Flour - David LaMotte - http://www.whiteflourbook.com

Events: 

Cultures Connecting Conference - Talking to Children and Youth About Race - http://culturesconnecting.com/portfolio/talking-with-children-and-youth-about-race/

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Seattle Arts & Lectures Series - https://www.lectures.org/season/literary_arts_series.php?id=411

Organizations:

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture http://www.burkemuseum.org/         

Coalition of Anti-Racist Whites http://carw.org/

Cultures Connecting  http://culturesconnecting.com

El Centro De La Raza http://www.elcentrodelaraza.org/    

Families of Color Seattle  http://focseattle.com

List of Native American Museums and Cultural Centers  http://www.burkemuseum.org/ethnology/tribes_native_museums                  

Northwest African American Museum  http://www.naamnw.org

Transracial Family Coaching  http://transracialfamilycoaching.com