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Anti-Racism, Equity and Anti-Bias at Birch Meadow School
Birch Meadow School Staff Professional Development on Equity and Anti-Racism - This link will take you to an overview of the work Birch Meadow staff have done related to anti-racism, equity, and bias in ourselves, our instruction and school structures.
Adult Resources for Anti-Racism and Talking about Race
Video - How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Talking About Race by Jay Smooth
Video - How To Overcome Our Biases- Walk Boldly Toward Them - Verna Myers
Article: Listen to What They're Saying - Podcasts that deal with issues of race and bias in America
Resources for Talking with Children about Equity, Bias and Racism
Article: These Books Can Help You Explain Racism to Your Kids (June 7, 2020) - This article suggests ways to have the conversation about race with your child in addition to suggesting some literature.
Call Me American by Regie Gibson (June 4, 2020) - Click on the link above to view a performance by Regie Gibson, our poet in residence this year. In this performance, he sings about race and being American. After viewing the performance you can talk with your child about it. Possible prompts are: What do you think it means to ask someone "What they are?" Do think it matters what someone's race is? How would you answer the question "What are you?"
Books to Begin the Anti-Bias Conversation - by Paula Falvey, Birch Meadow Librarian June 4, 2020
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