Equity & Social Justice

Sesame Workshop: Coming Together: Talking to Your Children About Race and Identity 

https://www.sesameworkshop.org/what-we-do/racial-justice

Black Joy Booklists

Black Joy Board Books and Picturebooks

Black Joy Chapter and Fiction

What Black Lives Matter Means to an 11 year old

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muy5zpqslRc&list=PLJ8cMiYb3G5fIN_xQZkcT1vVnEJqJ1S63

BrainPop: Black Lives Matter Protests

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xv3dAJUTCT0

https://blog.brainpop.com/helping-kids-understand-black-lives-matter-movement/

Brightly

https://www.readbrightly.com/anti-racist-resources-for-kids/

Raising Race Conscience Kids

http://www.raceconscious.org/about-the-blog/

How to Talk to Kids About Anti-Asian Violence

https://www.parents.com/kids/responsibility/racism/how-to-talk-to-kids-about-anti-asian-violence/

Guide for Parents of Asian/Asian American Adolescents

https://www.williamjames.edu/academics/centers-of-excellence/multicultural-and-global-mental-health/guide-for-parents-of-asian-american-adolescents.cfm

Diverse Books Booklist

Diverse Books – Asian Characters

Native Knowledge: Transforming teaching and learning about Native Americans from The Smithsonian

https://americanindian.si.edu/nk360 

Native Voices Booklist

Fairfield Public Library – Native Voices Ages 0-12

LGBTQ Booklists

Fairfield Public Library_LGBTQ Picture Books

LGBTQ Brightly

https://www.readbrightly.com/topics/lgbtq/

How to Explain LGBT to Your Kids (for adults)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQALwv9UJxI

Answering kids’ questions about LGBT

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2015/03/13/answering-kids-questions-about-lgbt/


Many classic children’s books have troubling themes or language. Should we read them anyway?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2018/10/29/many-classic-childrens-books-have-troubling-themes-or-language-should-we-read-them-anyway/

Reading Racism: Or, How I’m Learning to Wrestle with “Little House on the Prairie”

https://scholar.harvard.edu/jmnoonan/blog/reading-racism-or-how-i%E2%80%99m-learning-wrestle-little-house-prairie