Race, Racism, and Mental Health Resources


Some resources for starting the conversation with your children and family:

Black Lives Matter at School Resources- National Education Association
Teaching and Learning about Race and Racism with young children and their families- NAEYC

NAMI CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. on Racism 6-6-2020

Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Responding to Prejudice- Teaching Tolerance
At a loss for words: talking to kids about racism- Multnomah County Library

Children’s Books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance at https://www.embracerace.org/resources/26-childrens-books-to-support-conversations-on-race-racism-resistance

Anti-Racism for Kids 101: Starting to talk about race- booksforlittles.comhttps://booksforlittles.com/racial-diversity/ 

Glazer Children’s Museum

Children’s Law Center

Organizations working on Racial Justice Issues- compiled by the Oregon Community Foundation-https://oregoncf.org/news/standing-against-racism-and-supporting-change/organizations-working-on-racial-justice-issues/


University of California, Davis, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

University of Northern Texas, Racial trauma and self-care in tragedy

“Structural racism, trauma and violence” a talk by Alisha Moreland-Capuia, M.D., executive director, OHSU Avel Gordly Center for Healing, assistant professor of Psychiatry, OHSU.

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