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Talking About Racism and Violence: Resources for Educators and Families

These resources offer guidance for initiating productive conversations around the issues of racism and violence.
Published: 08/12/2020

NEA and Colorín Colorado have compiled a list of resources that can help promote deeper understanding around the issues of racism and violence. They also can contribute to discussion of these topics with colleagues and students during this difficult time, even at a distance.

Areas covered include:

  • Being sensitive to trauma
  • Talking about current events
  • Teaching about race, racism, and violence
  • Social justice resources for the classroom
  • Resources for families
  • Recommended reading for students and adults
NEA provides guidance and resources for returning to classrooms safely, and with an emphasis on racial and social justice.

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