Oct 9, 2020
Shining A Light: Talking With Kids About Race And Racism
Episode 5: In this episode of Advancing Resiliency in Education, the Jens respond to the question sent in from a teacher looking for ways to talk with and support kids around the topics of race, racism, civil unrest, and social inequities. As a way to shine a light and begin this much needed conversation they share the use of the ‘3 F Strategy’ as recommended by Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, who is the author of the award winning book “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together In The Cafeteria And Other Conversations About Race”. Listen till the end and find out what ‘Jenga’ has to do with it.
Jennifer Baker, LMFT
Jennifer Johnson, LCSW
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum
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