Resources for Families

Read Aloud: “Something Happened in Our Town“: A story about a police shooting and racial injustice from the perspective of multiple families. This was shared in our East Portland schools at the elementary-age level.

Kids and Race: Seattle-based with lots of different interviews, podcasts and articles. See their resources page for a book list.

Black Lives Matter Week of Action in the Schools Curriculum: A LOT of interactive lessons, ideas, and language for ALL age levels. Designed for educators but parents have also found them useful at home.

Raising Race Conscious Children: geared toward white parents/caregivers, focusing on naming and dismantling the colorblind paradigm

Anti-Racist Videos to Share with Kids

Parenting for Liberation: specifically for Black parents raising Black children

Racial Justice for Educators / Working with Schools from NAEYC