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Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Resources to help children celebrate and understand our diverse world.

Elijah Explains Race to His Son, Wes, and Elmo

Elmo notices that some autumn leaves match his red fur, and some match his friend Wes’s brown skin. Wes’s dad explains that melanin is something everyone has in their bodies that gives us our skin, eye, and hair color.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture Subtopics

When children learn to celebrate themselves and others, we build a better world.

Three young kids smiling and playing with blocks in class.

Community Diversity

Resources to help all kids engage and thrive in their community and, later, in a diverse world.

A parent kneeling down to speak to a child.

Coping with Racial Trauma

Discover ways to help children cope with difficult race-related situations and experiences.

Elmo and his dad talking with a teacher and students.

Talking About Race

A set of resources to help kids think about, ask about, and talk about race.

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Helping Parents Talk About — and Stand Up Against — Racism

Even when talking with children about racism for the first time, there are things parents can do to move past fear and into authentic action against it.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture
The Sesame Street Muppets.
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Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms takes questions about how to combat racism and shares a message with kids about how they can help make a change.
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Rosita at a picnic with a family.

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