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Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health as They Return to School During COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has caused major disruptions to daily life and children are feeling these changes deeply. While the return to school will be not only welcome but exciting for many students, others will be feeling anxious or frightened. Here are tips to help your children navigate some of the complicated emotions they may be facing with going back to school. Read more ›

You Matter: PBS Kids Read Along [video]

 You Matter! is a picture book that invites young readers to engage with the world in a new way and see how everyone is connected, and that everyone matters.
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PBS for Parents Resources for Talking to Young Children About Race and Racism [web resource]

Children are never too young to learn about diversity. As young as 3 months old, they may look differently at people who look like or don’t look like their primary caregivers. As parents and caregivers, we must have confidence in ourselves and in our children — that we, and they, can handle tough topics and tough situations. Read more ›

County of Santa Clara Public Health: Emotional Needs and Risk for Young Children and Teens During Shelter-in-Place [video]

Santa Clara County’s behavioral health and trauma experts talk about caring for the emotional needs of children and teens during COVID-19. This video features Jaquelyn Torres, LMFT and Director of Uplift Family Services. Read more ›

Anti-Racist Resources from Greater Good [web resource]

The mission at the Greater Good Science Center is to elevate the human potential for compassion. In response to the killing of unarmed black people by police, Greater Good gathered pieces from Greater Good magazine that explore our potential to reduce prejudice in society and in ourselves. Read more ›

Justice in June [web resource]

It all started with a conversation between two best friends and former college roommates, Bryanna Wallace and Autumn Gupta. Gupta, as a person of color, but not a member of the black community, was inspired to learn more about racial injustice.

The result was Justice in June, a resource compiled by Gupta with Wallace’s oversight for the purpose of providing a starting place for individuals trying to become better allies. Read more ›

National Museum of African American History and Culture Web Portal: Talking About Race [web resource]

Everyone has a racialized identity.
Racialized identity has a major impact on a person’s life.
Race is a defining social construct in American life.

Talking about race, although hard, is necessary. The National Museum of African American History and Culture has created an online portal called Talking About Race with tools and guidance to empower your journey and inspire conversations. Read more ›

For Teachers and Parents—21 Anti-Racism Videos To Share With Kids [web resource]

The United States has a racism problem. The idea of tackling such complicated and hurtful topics in our homes and classrooms is daunting, but we can’t look away. We must face it. Fortunately, we live in a time when technology provides resources, such as the anti-racism videos that are designed to support us as we navigate these difficult and painful conversations. Read more ›

My Kids Have Nothing to Do This Summer. Now What?

You aren’t alone! Day-to-day life without structure and routine is hard. We human beings are creatures of habit, and when our routines are disrupted, we tend to feel anxious and agitated. This “Dear Christine” column in Greater Good Magazine offers tips for structuring your family’s summer during the pandemic. Read more ›

The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction

 The New Adolescence is a handbook for parents that offers road-tested, science-based solutions for raising happy, healthy, and successful teenagers. Read more ›

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