Over the past weeks, we, and our children, have witnessed the devastating impact of racism. As kids watch the news, see the protests, and feel the stress and uncertainty in parents, they might not fully understand the issues. But these events have elicited questions from children of all ages, and many parents are left wondering how to respond.
For some families, talking about race is a regular part of daily life. For others, it’s a subject that can be difficult to discuss. But for everyone, it’s an incredibly important conversation and it shouldn’t be avoided.
The following resources can help parents start to talk to kids about tolerance, race, racism and equality. It’s never too early (or too late).
Get the conversation started…