Resources for Parents on Supporting Children During Times of Unrest

Discussions about race, privilege, and discrimination can be difficult and uncomfortable, but experts say that these conversations are important to have with children. While many people can be hesitant to have these conversations with children, children notice differences in those around them and notice differences in the ways people are treated. Having ongoing conversations about differences can help your child to appreciate diversity and recognize discrimination or bias.

It can be hard to know where to start. Below are resources parents can use to guide these conversations, if needed.