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Four tips for talking to kids about Charlottesville

Psychologists Howard Stevenson (who spoke at the February 2017 Not in Our Town Continuing Conversation) and Tamar Chansky describe the conversations parents should be having with their children about  racial violence on WHYY’s Newsworks. Sort out your own feelings first….

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Charlottesville

The New York Times lists books to help parents talk to their children about racism and anti-Semitism and those who stood up against oppression.  See the article here.

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Jen Cort: Talking about Discrimination, Racism and Other Tough Topics

On Thursday, April 28 at 7 pm, Not in Our Town is co-sponsoring a talk by educational consultant Jen Cort, who partners with schools to create growth in relation to diversity, discusses talking to children and teens about religious discrimination…

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The danger of teaching children to be ‘colorblind’ by Marie-Anne Suizzo

In her work, Suizzo, an associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, notes that “white anxiety starts during childhood when white children are often taught that all skin colors are equal and…

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Talking to children about racism

How to talk to kids about racism — with a picture book about Gordon Parks.

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