Anselmian Network for Racial Justice Events
Black Lives Matter MicroLecture Series - Thursday, August 13, 2020
Professor Tauna Sisco from the Sociology and Social Work Department leads you in a multi-part series that explores social movements and an important current social movement, Black Lives Matter.
Introduction to MicroLecture Series
Black Lives Matter
Introduction for Visual Case Study - BLM
Visual Case Study
Talking with our Children about Racism and Social Justice - Thursday, August 27, 2020
Community Conversations: Talking with our Children about Racism and Social Justice
This webinar was not recorded, but below are the resources shared and discussed in the first installment of Community Conversations.
Webinar: Talking to Children Authentically about Race and Racism
Resources: Children's Books and Guided Discussions on Racial and Social Justice
Below is a brief list of children’s books that can be used to engage children in concepts of racism and social justice. We selected these because they have guides for prompting discussions and getting children to think about and work through these concepts.
Books to Help Build Inclusive Classrooms by the Conscious Kid
“A curated list of teacher-facing materials and evaluation criteria to affirm and reflect students’ identities and to help facilitate important conversations about equity, racism, and belonging” https://www.gstatic.com/gumdrop/consciouskid_inclusivereads.pdf
The Prindle Institute for Ethics – Teaching Children Philosophy
“On this site you will find all the materials you’ll need to engage young minds with philosophy and ethics.” In particular, the following are related to race and social justice:
Abuela by Arthur Dorros (immigration):
Sosu’s Call by Meshack Asare (fairness, prejudice, social/individual responsibility):
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena (diversity, inequity, accommodating difference):
The Ugly Duckling by Jerry Pinkney (difference):
Let’s Talk About Race by Julius Lester (race, equality):
The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss (difference, prejudice):