Why does Minnesota Children’s Museum talk about the serious and challenging topics of racism and racial inequities? The museum’s vice president for external relations tackled these questions in the latest issue of Hand to Hand, a newsletter published by the Association of Children’s Museums.
Category: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
One positive step parents and caregivers can take is to talk to kids about race and racial inequities. To see real change, we need to be purposeful about raising children who are motivated to actively work against systemic racism.
Many parents are wondering: what impact could this have on kids and their mental and emotional health?
Sharing stories that celebrate diversity and feature characters of color is one small way to help broaden the worldview of young readers.