I-LABS in the Classroom: Module 14: “Racing” Toward Equality: Why Talking to Your Kids About Race is Good For Everyone

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All children deserve the best start in life and new scientific discoveries deepen our understanding of how to create the best environments for children. The team at I-LABS creates new and effective ways to bridge the gap between the science and the practice of learning by disseminating the latest science of child development. Our team shares the latest scientific discoveries in relevant and actionable ways with those who can best put it into practice: early learning professionals, parents, and policymakers. Partners use cutting-edge research to create evidence-based policies, practices, and programs that grow the next generation of lifelong learners.

This hour long class covers the following points:

  • Race is meaningful in our social world and racism still exists today.
  • Our actions matter - what parents do – or don’t do – is a strong indicator of children’s attitudes about race.
  • Our words matter too! Research suggests that not talking about race with kids increases racist thinking and racism. But talking about race can be one of the best ways to counteract racism.
  • Kids are aware of race, form racial identities and observe and integrate ideas about race from those around them and reflect it in their own attitudes and behaviors.
  • Preventative and Reactionary ‘race chats’ are an effective way to discuss race and racism with children. These conversations with evolve and change over time, as a child grows.
  • We do not need to have all the answers to have effective ‘race chats’ with children. We just need to be open, and be able to offer a safe space to talk.

Length (hours)

1

Prerequisite

None

Audience

Caregivers

Audience Description

Caregivers, licensed, unlicensed, relative and fictive kin

Dates and Locations

 
Ellensburg
Classroom
November 6, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Trainers:
Patty Orona, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Ellensburg DCYF Office 100 E Jackson STE 301 Ellensburg WA 98926, Second Floor Conference Room Map

Please do not bring children with you to class. There are no accommodations for children. Feel free to bring food and drink to class.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com 
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

If you have questions about this class, please contact Patty Orona at 509-834-8535.

 

This course is eligible for STARS credit. Please contact Michael Tyers at Tyersm@uw.edu or (425) 268-9375, for more information.

Goldendale
Classroom
October 23, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Trainers:
Patty Orona, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Goldendale, Klickitat Valley Health 310 S. Roosevelt Goldendale WA 98620, Administrative Conference Room Map

Please do not bring children with you to class. There are no accommodations for children. Feel free to bring food and drink to class.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com 
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

If you have questions about this class, please contact Patty Orona at 509-834-8535.

 

This course is eligible for STARS credit. Please contact Michael Tyers at Tyersm@uw.edu or (425) 268-9375, for more information.

Raymond
Classroom
July 26, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Trainers:
Penny Michel, MSW, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Raymond Crossroads Church 707 Commercial St. Raymond WA 98577 Map

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Sunnyside
Classroom
October 4, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Trainers:
Patty Orona, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Sunnyside DCYF Office 2010 Yakima Valley Highway STE K-15 Sunnyside WA 98944-0999 Map

Please do not bring children with you to class. There are no accommodations for children. Feel free to bring food and drink to class.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com 
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

If you have questions about this class, please contact Patty Orona at 509-834-8535.

 

This course is eligible for STARS credit. Please contact Michael Tyers at Tyersm@uw.edu or (425) 268-9375, for more information.

Yakima
Classroom
December 5, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Trainers:
Patty Orona, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Yakima DCYF Office 1002 North 16th Avenue Yakima WA 98909-2500, Conference Room 5 Map

Please do not bring children with you to class. There are no accommodations for children. Feel free to bring food and drink to class.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com 
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

If you have questions about this class, please contact Patty Orona at 509-834-8535.

 

This course is eligible for STARS credit. Please contact Michael Tyers at Tyersm@uw.edu or (425) 268-9375, for more information.

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