Raising Race Conscious Children Blog


Join us on June 9th for our interactive workshop/webinar

NOTE: Registration for this webinar will close one week prior on Sunday, June 2nd We often avoid talking about race with our young children but, whether we like it or not, children notice similarities and differences between people. When we…


“Why bring it up?” Pushing back against White supremacy

“Why bring it up?” Pushing back against White supremacy

by Sachi Feris The other day, my dad was showing my children a video of his wife’s daughter’s circus performance and my three-year-old asked, “Are they girls or boys?” “They look like they’re wearing costumes that ‘girls’ more commonly use…but…


Families Belong Together

Families Belong Together

by Sachi Feris Inspired by Stand for Kids and A Striving Parent, I asked my six-year-old daughter and two-and-a-half-year-old son whether they might like to make rice krispie treats to raise money for immigrant children who have been separated from their…


Talking about race and the importance of parent communications

Talking about race and the importance of parent communications

by guest blogger Susan Park At Community Roots, an intentionally diverse, inclusive, and culturally responsive school, we place an utmost importance on our communications with parents. Following Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, I sat with my Kindergarten class and read…


White as “right:” Why I don’t normalize Whiteness with my children

White as “right:” Why I don’t normalize Whiteness with my children

by Sachi Feris Around the corner from my apartment is a coffee shop with a poster-sized photograph of Marilyn Monroe. My two-year-old son and I have made many trips to this coffee shop and he always points out this image…