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How can schools do a better job affirming children’s racial identities? Dr. Shawn Jones, psychologist and professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University, joined the podcast to offer guidance on creating schools that better serve students of color. He shares how families can help by talking openly and honestly about their own experiences with race. He also offers suggestions for how white families can be part of the effort to create more affirming schools for students of color.
- For more advice on talking to your children about race, listen to our podcast episode Raising Kids Who Embrace Race
- Learn more from Dr. Shawn Jones in Embrace Race’s webinar, “Managing Racial Stress and Teaching Kids to Do the Same”
- Read “How To Talk To Your Child About Racism” on PTA’s Our Children online magazine
- Follow Dr. Shawn Jones on social media @SCTJones and his podcast Our Mental Health Minute @OurMHM