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Anti-Racist Rather than Inclusive Parenting

From Curious Parenting: I’ve gotten a lot of responses from parents asking why we need to teach anti-racism. Why can’t we just teach children to be kind and inclusive? The problem with strategies based solely on inclusivity and diversity is…

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“I [STILL] can’t breathe”: Supporting kids of color amid racialized violence, June 5, 2020

Black, Brown, Native peoples, poor people – we talk with our children about how to interact with police. We file formal complaints against abusive officers. (Derek Chauvin had at least SEVENTEEN complaints on his record before his encounter with George…

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Raising Anti-Racist White Children, June 10, 17 & 24, 2020

     Center for the Study of White American Culture, Inc. 3-Part Live Interactive Webinar Wednesday, June 10, 17, & 24, 2020 7-9PM Eastern; 4-6PM Pacific. Each session is video-recorded and can be reviewed by registered participants. Cost: $95. All…

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Choosing “good” picture books featuring Black and Indigenous people and People of Color Webinar, April 28, 2020

If you’re a parent who understands the importance of finding picture books that feature Black and Indigenous People and People of Color (BIPOC) — offering children, as Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop phrased it, “mirrors and windows” to the world —…

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Embrace Race: From ‘Best’ to ‘Next’ Practices in Family Engagement for Educational Justice, December 17, 2019

“Ann Ishimaru, has been working with a network of scholars, educators, families, and community groups to fundamentally reimagine how parents and communities might engage with schools. Join us for an eye-opening conversation about the principles and practices families and communities…

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