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Conscious Conversations Story Time for Kindergarten through 5th Grade

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Race Cars is a children’s book about white privilege created to help parents and educators facilitate tough conversations about race, privilege, and oppression.

Written by a clinical social worker and child therapist with experience in anti-bias training and edited by a diversity expert, Race Cars tells the story of 2 best friends, a white car and a black car, that have different experiences and face different rules while entering the same race.

Filled with bright, attention-grabbing illustrations, a notes and activities section at the back helps parents, guardians, and teachers further discuss these issues with children.

Why is this book important? As early as 6 months old, a baby’s brain can notice race-based differences; children ages 2 to 4 can internalize racial bias and start assigning meaning to race; and 5- to 8-year-olds begin to place value judgments on similarities and differences. By age 12, children have a complete set of stereotypes about every racial, ethnic, and religious group in society. Our guidance is especially crucial during this impressionable time.

Details

Date:
February 13
Time:
11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Website:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kjNJ4T9HRVyfEO7tGXRcMg

Organizer

SAAACAM
Website:
https://saaacam.org/