Resources for talking about race, racism, and racialized violence with kids

Graphic of three people holding singes. First reads "There's no room for hate and discrimination. Second reads When they go low, we go high. Third reads, we stand we with you.

As the laboratory school housed in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, the Colorado State University Early Childhood Center honors human connection. Current violent and racist events and the images rolling across screens in our homes can cause distress among young children.

The leaders at the CSU Early Childhood Center have put together resources that will help parents start a healthy dialogue about racism and violence.

It is powerful to witness children grow their sense of agency in a setting that encourages questions and collaboration. They are practicing bravery and learning that they are worthy contributors to any conversation. With actions and words, teachers and parents can show children the value of every person in our communities, without exception and with joy.

General anti-hate, anti-bias, anti-racism resources

Responding to current events around racism and violence