If This, Then What? A Simple Way to Get Kids Thinking About Empathy

by Karina Brisack Talking to children about social justice can be tough. There’s a lot of ground to cover, and it can feel impossible to cover all everything – mostly because it is impossible. Despite that, we’d all like to prepare our kids for the problems they’ll encounter in the future. While it is important … Continue reading If This, Then What? A Simple Way to Get Kids Thinking About Empathy

If Ruby Bridges Had To Go Through It, Your Six-Year Old Can Learn About It

by Adryan Moorefield One of the sad truths about this country and this world is that ideas such as respect and inclusiveness don’t mean the same thing amongst various groups of people. Slavery, discrimination, and racism are all byproducts of these various ways of thinking. There is a common saying that history tends to repeat … Continue reading If Ruby Bridges Had To Go Through It, Your Six-Year Old Can Learn About It

Black History Month Book Bonanza

by Stacy Shaneyfelt Ready to immerse your students, kids, and tweens in books that truly mirror their own lives and also introduce them to diverse characters, authentic settings, riveting social justice themes, and greater tolerance for others? Well, I’ve briefly selected some of my favorite books for younger ages to celebrate Black History Month, not … Continue reading Black History Month Book Bonanza

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Social Justice in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

by Stacy Shaneyfelt How many of you desperately want to reinforce vital notions of inclusion and character education among your early childhood-elementary aged kiddos but need a little winter “pick me up” in the parental or pedagogical department? Well, this blog offers a “neighborly” solution through the form of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, a wonderful show … Continue reading Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Social Justice in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

The Social Justice Book Gifting Guide for Kids, Teens, and Adults

Finding the perfect gift can be hard, but there are tons of social justice focused books to give to the special people in your life this year. Here’s a roundup of some good ones we've come across for kids, teens, and adults. For kids: Civil Rights Then and Now: A Timeline of the Fight for … Continue reading The Social Justice Book Gifting Guide for Kids, Teens, and Adults