Kids@First News

Racism Resources for Families #2

By Tammy Felder | June 23, 2020

Hello friends, as we continue to learn more about talking to our children about racism, check out these resources you might find helpful. https://www.npr.org/2019/04/24/716700866/talking-race-with-young-children https://www.npr.org/2020/06/03/869071246/how-white-parents-can-talk-to-their-kids-about-race As an adult, you may find it difficult to talk to your own parents about racism and ways they may be able to see a different point of view or…

Racism Resources for Families #1

By Tammy Felder | June 16, 2020

As we read, learn, listen and grow, I’m praying for our ears and hearts to be open. May we continue to do the work. Please let us know if you find good resources we can share. Here are some new links to learn more about how to discuss racism with your children. I hope you…

Say Something – Bedtime Story

By Tammy Felder | June 11, 2020

Youth News

Youth Resources on Racism #3

By Brandon Bates | July 27, 2020

VIDEO: White privilege: does it exist? 0:00-4:12 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyFLMJ0qPn8 (This is a clip from Canadian television shortly after the killing of Eric Garner in NYC ASK: 1. Who do you identify with in the video? Why? 2.Which statements or questions made you think? Why? [When we talk about the systems that reinforce racism, we cannot forget…

Youth – July 26

By Brandon Bates | July 20, 2020

July 26- Youth @ Home (will be sent that afternoon)Aug. 2- YOUth Zoom Check-in, Conversation, and competition. 7pmAug. 9- YOUth Zoom Check-in, Conversation, and competition

Youth Resources on Racism #2

By Brandon Bates | June 15, 2020

Parents, here are some more resources for conversations around racism and systems. There’s a plenty of options to choose from if you want to only use a few bits, or break it up. Conversations around this topic can feel vulnerable and uncomfortable sometimes. Yet, that is why we should lean in. If you have ever…