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

 
Sunnyside
Classroom
January 31, 2019 - 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.

Tacoma
Classroom
February 28, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Trainers:
Stephanie Rodrigues, MSW, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Tacoma, Children's Museum of Tacoma 1501 Pacific Avenue Tacoma WA 98402 Map

This training will occur in a support group setting, the training will be 1 hour in duration followed by 1 hour of support group.

 

Limited child care is available for children 3-12.  Email Stephanie Rodrigues at steph75@uw.edu for the child care paperwork.

Stalls 1-10 adjacent to museum can be used if vacant, otherwise, use street parking

Signs will be posted directing you to the training room.

Feel free to bring a meal or other refreshments.

If you require an interpreter, please contact me 3-4 weeks in advance so arrangements may be made.

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Rodrigues at steph75@uw.edu or 206-321-1721

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.

Wenatchee
Classroom
February 22, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Trainers:
Sherry Colomb , BA, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Wenatchee, TEAMS Learning Center 317 First Street Wenatchee WA 98801 Map

We look forward to your attendance at this informative training.  The Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence is excited to have your participation in our trainings/workshops.

Registration is required.  For special accommodations and/or ESL/ASL please contact the child welfare trainer for this class.

Childcare Provided by TEAMS Learning Center at a reduced fee for the 5pm-8:00pm early learning session. To register for childcare, please follow this link and use the code: CAREGIVER. . https://www.teamslearningcenter.org/book-online    * childcare scholarship may be available by contacting Sherry Colomb – scolomb1@uw.edu or 509-322-2552

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.

 Sherry Colomb is the Child Welfare Trainer for this class. You may contact her for questions or if you need more information at scolomb1@uw.edu or 509-322-2552

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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