Join SCT in utilizing this list of resources to continue your family's learning and education on racial equity.
Know of other resources that should be included? Let us know in the comments below.
A Kids Play About Racism:
Though the play is no longer streaming, check out the resources developed for your family to engage on the topic of racism:
- A Kids Play About Racism official site
- Active Audience Guide - curated activities for Pre K - 5th grade students, and tools to help you continue the conversation around racism.
- A Kids Play About Racism: Timeout W/ Brodrick Podcast - During this episode, SCT Education Coordinator Brodrick Ryans interviews Khalia Davis, Davied Morales, and Justin Ellington who are all a part of the creative team for A Kids Play About Racism.
- A Kids Book About Racism - Read and purchase the book by Jelani Memory that inspired the creative team to have conversations about racism and to bring these essential discussions to families in a new way.
- 10 Children's Books Celebrating Juneteenth
- Kids' Books to Celebrate Juneteenth
- 17 Ideas for Teaching About Juneteenth - WeAreTeachers.com
- Honoring and Celebrating Juneteenth | from New Victory Arts Break - Our friends at the New Victory Theatre have put together a wonderful series to engage the whole family in honoring and celebrating Juneteeth thorough art, drama, poetry, and community.
- Celebrating Juneteenth | From the National Museum of African American History & Culture - Want to know more about Juneteenth? Learn from Lonnie Bunch III, Founding Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, as he leads a tour through our Slavery and Freedom exhibition to celebrate #Juneteenth
- Observing Juneteenth in 2020 | from PBS - Parents, guardians and educators check out this resource if you want to learn more about the historical context for today’s conversions around racism, freedom and the long shadow of slavery. There is even a video geared towards children as a part of this resource.
From the sct community:
- New Poem: How Reflection Works by Idris Goodwin (Playwright of SCT's 2018 production of And In This Corner: Cassius Clay)
- AOC(S) Podcast by Dedra Woods, (Mother in SCT's 2019 production of Corduroy and Rose in 2018's The Little Prince)
- Timeout w/ Brodrick by Brodrick Ryans (SCT Education staff member and teaching artist)
Book lists with books for youth of all ages:
- 26 Children's Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism and Resistance from EmbraceRace.org
- Black Art History: 10 Children’s Books Illuminate the Lives of Important African American Artists and Photographers from Culture Type
- Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners from Common Sense Media
- Children’s Books By Brilliant Black Women: #OwnVoices Authors & Illustrators from Books for Littles
RESOURCES MADE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE:
- CNN and 'Sesame Street' to host a town hall addressing racism - Live at 7 am PST on Saturday 6/6/20
- Kojo For Kids: Jason Reynolds Talks About Racism And The Protests
PODCasts for parents and guardians:
RESOURCES And articles for parents and guardians:
- 8 Helpful Tips for Talking to your Children about the Black Lives Matter Movement: article written by Nikki Tombs, Education director at True Colors Theatre
- Raising Race Conscious Children from raceconscious.org
- Talking About Race from The National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Social Justice Resources from the Children's Community School
- For Parents of Black Children: Black Pain, Black Joy, and Racist Fear: Supporting Black Children in a Hostile World from Psychology Benefits Society
- Talking With Children About Racism, Police Brutality and Protests from Aha Parenting
- Being Black Is Not a Risk Factor from the National Black Child Development Institute
- Anti-Racism For Kids 101: Starting To Talk About Race from Books for Littles
- How to Talk to Kids about Race and Racism from Parent Toolkit
- Your Kids Aren't Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup from Pretty Good Design
- Additional resources complied by TYA/USA in collaboration with other organizations
- Teaching for Change: Building Social Justice Starting in the Classroom
- Teaching for Black Lives: A New Book from Rethinking Schools from Teaching for Black Lives
- Lesson Plan About the Death of George Floyd from PBS NewsHour Extra for Grades 6-12 including a news video & discussion questions about the protests & police brutality
- RACE & ETHNICITY from Teaching Tolerance