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Online Resources for Families Regarding Racial Injustice

CMA has an important role to play supporting parents and caregivers as they do what can be the hardest part of the hardest job in the world – listening to their children. To this end, we have compiled an ongoing list of resources below that may prove helpful to children and families. Read CMA’s statement to families here.

The Unforgettable Story of George Floyd by PS41 Teacher Sugene Kwon

    + Discussion Questions on Race & Identity

Social Justice Padlet compiled by PS41 Guidance Team

Center for Racial Justice: Resources for Talking about Race, Racism, and Racialized Violence with Kids

Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup

Remember, No One is Coming to Save Us by Roxane Gay for The New York Times

Books for Children on Racial Injustice 

Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice 

Tips for Reading and Discussing Something Happened in Our Town with Kids 

Parent Toolkit: How to Talk to Kids about Racism

Beyond the Golden Rule

Video by Dr. Bryant Marks on Perceptions of Black Males and How to Improve the Narrative

The Conscious Kid

Woke Kindergarten

Teach and Transform

Parenting Is Political

Raising Readers

Black Baby Books

Table Talk: Family Conversations About Current Events by ADL

Roundup of Anti-Racist Resources for Children and Families by Read Ahead

Talking About Race by the Smithsonian Museum

Anti-Racist Resources for Families compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein

Scaffolded Anti-Racist Resources compiled by Anna Stamborski, Nikki Zimmermann, and Bailie Gregory

Confronting Prejudice: How to Protect Yourself and Help Others by Pepperdine University

How to Protect Your Mental Health While Fighting Racial Injustice by Online Counseling Programs

Pictured Above: A World With Peace by Jerry Manqual, Age 12, USA. Part of CMA’s Permanent Collection.

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