Anti-racism action, support, and learning geared towards children, & families (tonight, and this weekend)
Thu, Jun 4 1:24pm

Tonight, June 4: Children's book authors, including Kwame Alexander and Jacqueline Woodson, will be holding a virtual Rally for Black Lives on Facebook. The portion for school-age kids is from 7 - 7:45 pm eastern, followed by a portion for parents and educators.

Friday, June 5: EmbraceRace will hold a webinar led by child psychologist Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith, titled "I [STILL] can't breathe" Supporting kids of color amid racialized violence. The webinar starts at 8:30 pm eastern.

Saturday, June 6: Sesame Street will be leading a town hall for kids and families, at 10 am eastern on CNN (and streaming on the CNN website) titled Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism.

Sunday: Parenting for Liberation is holding a Community Care Grief Circle for Black parents at 3 pm eastern.

Additional resources:

For parents of white children, Jennifer Harvey's webinar with EmbraceRace, titled How not to raise white kids who are quick to call the police on people of color.

Raising Luminaries and the Student Ignition Society have put together an excellent family toolkit on ending police brutality. See the kid-friendly collaborative action bingo.

Kindergarten teacher Vivian Zhang made this short video for her students explaining why people are protesting.