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Race and Equity Resources

Teaching Tolerance
Social Justice Standards
Facilitating Critical Conversations with Students
Discussing Race, Racism and Other Difficult Topics with Students
Strategies for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Prejudice: Essential Principles

Race Forward
10 Ways to Start a Conversation About Race

ADL: Fighting Hate for Good
Race Talk: Engaging Young People in Conversations About Race and Racism

Future of Learning
Race Conversations in the Classroom

National Network of State Teachers of the Year
Discussion Guide: Courageous Conversations About Race in the Classroom

Center for Racial Justice in Education
Resources for Talking About Race, Racism and Racialized Violence with Kids

ASCD anti-racism resources 
How to Be an Antiracist Educator

ASCD Building Racial Justice and Equity Resources

Additional Articles/Resources

Sesame Street Town Hall on Racism 

“Please, I Can’t Breathe”: Watch How the Minneapolis Counseling Director is Supporting Students After George Floyd’s Murder
Talking to Kids About Race
Ring the Alarm: The Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America

How to Talk to Your Children about Protests and Racism

Police killings and their spillover effects on the mental health of black Americans: a population-based, quasi-experimental study

APA Stress in America Report: High Stress Related to Coronavirus is the New Normal for Many Parents


Children's Books

Ruby Bridges Goes to School - The True Story

Separate is Never Equal - Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation

We are Grateful

Young Water Protectors...A Story about Standing Rock

Hair Love

My Family Divided

Brown Boy Brown Boy What Can You Be?

I Am Not A Number, by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer

Shining Star - The Anna May Wong Story

Little Leaders - Bold Women in Black History

Let It Shine - Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters

Something Happened in Our Town

Twice Toward Justice

As Fast As Words Could Fly

The Stone Thrower, by Jael Ealey Richardson (Ages 4-9)

Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years