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PARENT RESOURCES TO DISCUSS RACISM & DIVERSITY





Dear Westhill Families,
 
Conversations about racism are important for all families. The amount of information out there can be overwhelming, and we’d like to help.  We’ve curated a list of resources that can help you as you talk with your children about these important issues.  We will continue to update this list as we find additional resources, to better support you in these conversations.
 
We encourage you to preview the materials before sharing with your children, to ensure that they are a good fit for your child’s age.
 
Videos
Same Difference by Calida Rawles
 
A Kids Book About Racism by Jelani Memory
 
Let’s Talk about Race by Julius Lester
 
Being Different is Beautiful by LittleSikhs.com
 
Podcasts
Talking Race With Young Children from NPR and Sesame Street
 
What to Say When the News is Scary from NPR and Sesame Street
 
Articles/Websites
Raising Anti Racist Kids by Common Sense Media  
 
The Importance of Talking About Race to Kids by Read Brightly
 
Booklists
27 Books to Help You Talk to Your Kids About Racism from Today’s Parent
 
31 Children’s books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance from EmbraceRace.org 
 
This List is Anti-Racist by Brain Lair Books
 
 


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