Race and Racism Resources
Jun 11, 2020
Conversation Starters: Talking With Young People About Race and Racism
Resources to help adults start conversations with young people.
- The Privileged Race
- Cuz He's Black
- The Unequal Opportunity Race
- Marley Dias Talks Institutional Racism
- Carnegie Library: Talking About Race with Kids and Teens
- Embrace Race: Addressing Racial Injustice with Young Children
- Pretty Good: Your Kids Aren't Too Young to Talk About Race
Race and Racism Youth Activities
Activities young people can do on their own to learn more about race and racism.
- Sesame Street CNN Town Hall
- Kidsburgh and Carnegie Library: Books on Race and Racism, By Age
- Kidsburgh: Learn the History of Black Pittsburgh
Resources for Programs/Parents/Families/Caregivers
Resources for adults to consider as they look for ways to support young people, help them find their voice and process their emotions around racial injustice.
- Black Lives Matter
- Recognizing Microaggressions and the Messages They Send
- Kidsburgh: How to Be An Anti-Racist Family in Pittsburgh
- Tolerance.org: What is White Privilege, Really?
- New York Times: Have a Teenager Joining a Protest? Talk About Safety First
- Today: How to Protest Peacefully from Home
- Time: How to Support Black Lives Matter, Protestors and Equality Initiatives
- TMP Everyday Mentoring Weekly Tips
- TMP Essentials Training: A Curriculum for People Who Mentor Black and Latino Young Men and Boys
- MENTOR's Guide to Mentoring Boys and Young Men of Color
A list of local resources for those looking for additional support.