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PBS for Parents Resources for Talking to Young Children About Race and Racism [web resource]

Children are never too young to learn about diversity. As young as 3 months old, they may look differently at people who look like or don’t look like their primary caregivers. As parents and caregivers, we must have confidence in ourselves and in our children — that we, and they, can handle tough topics and tough situations. Read more ›

California’s Reopening: See What’s Open and What’s Still Shut Down by County [web resource]

Do you have questions about whether childcare, summer camps, parks and playgrounds, swimming pools or other activities are open in your county?  Get the latest information on nine bay area counties in this handy database assembled by the San Francisco Chronicle’s digital team. Read more ›

Anti-Racist Resources from Greater Good [web resource]

The mission at the Greater Good Science Center is to elevate the human potential for compassion. In response to the killing of unarmed black people by police, Greater Good gathered pieces from Greater Good magazine that explore our potential to reduce prejudice in society and in ourselves. Read more ›

National Museum of African American History and Culture Web Portal: Talking About Race [web resource]

Everyone has a racialized identity.
Racialized identity has a major impact on a person’s life.
Race is a defining social construct in American life.

Talking about race, although hard, is necessary. The National Museum of African American History and Culture has created an online portal called Talking About Race with tools and guidance to empower your journey and inspire conversations. Read more ›

For Teachers and Parents—21 Anti-Racism Videos To Share With Kids [web resource]

The United States has a racism problem. The idea of tackling such complicated and hurtful topics in our homes and classrooms is daunting, but we can’t look away. We must face it. Fortunately, we live in a time when technology provides resources, such as the anti-racism videos that are designed to support us as we navigate these difficult and painful conversations. Read more ›

My Kids Have Nothing to Do This Summer. Now What?

You aren’t alone! Day-to-day life without structure and routine is hard. We human beings are creatures of habit, and when our routines are disrupted, we tend to feel anxious and agitated. This “Dear Christine” column in Greater Good Magazine offers tips for structuring your family’s summer during the pandemic. Read more ›

The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction

 The New Adolescence is a handbook for parents that offers road-tested, science-based solutions for raising happy, healthy, and successful teenagers. Read more ›

Broadening Your Library: Racism and Social Justice Books for Elementary and Middle School Students [downloadable]

It is never too early to talk to children about issues such as racism, diversity, and social injustice. Reading and talking about books provides an entry point to discussing these complex topics. Read more ›

Parenting in Place – Navigating Tech with Kids and Teens During COVID-19 [video]

Everyone is online right now – navigating work and school from a computer, phone, tablet or TV screen. But summer is just around the corner. Should the rules regarding screen-time be different? How can you help your children and teens find the right balance? Read more ›

30+ Books to Educate Kids and Teens About Race

It’s never too early to talk to your kids about race—these books are a great place to start.

Speaking to children and teens about diversity might seem daunting, but it is more important than ever. Studies from Harvard University suggest that children as young as three years old, when exposed to racism and prejudice, tended to embrace and accept it, even though they might not entirely understand what they were feeling. Read more ›

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