Online Extension Extras Parenting Hour Talking With Kids About Race

December 12, 2023 8:00PM - 9:30PM

Online; 8-9:30pm ET


Contact: Courtney Aldrich, aldric82@msu.edu, 517-993-8649

Talking With Kids About Race
Talking about race and racism can be intimidating and uncomfortable but talking openly about racism, bias and differences is critical to raising antiracist children and transforming systems of oppression.
This session for parents and caregivers will address the following topics and allow time for discussion and Q&A.
What are social identities?
What is racism and anti-racism?
Why should I talk about race?
How should I talk about race?

Extension Extras Parenting Hour is a free online series of parenting workshops that provides guidance for parents of young children as they navigate the challenges, joys, and concerns of parenting.

Certificates for participation are provided upon completion of the class.

Participants have the option to attend and actively participate via computer, or an app on a tablet or smartphone. Attendees can also listen to the presentation via phone (by calling in). Those who choose to call in must contact the instructor for directions on how to be eligible for a certificate.

If multiple people in the same location want to participate in the webinar and need certificates, they have to join the webinar separately or contact the instructor for special instructions to each receive a certificate. 

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