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Social Justice Resources

Our Culture and Climate Committee has compiled
this list of resources for parents, students and staff,
including suggested materials to assist in ways to help
educate ourselves and our children about diversity.
Books for Kids
sesame       Day You Begin      Don't Laugh At Me       Teach your Dragon about Diversity   
  Molly Lou Melon        The Skin You Live In        wonder     welcome
Skin Im In      Not So Different       Last Stop on Market St        The Courage to be Kind
   Stamped           The New Kid          Talk About Race
Books for Adults
equal    talk    world    cafe
white    crow     everyday     culture
The Hate U Give
Helpful Articles
Teaching as Activism, Teaching as Care
Talking to Kids About Race
How to Incorporate Diverse Children's Literature Into the Classroom
Informational Videos
For middle school students, exploring allyship as part of our faith
Showing on Netflix:
Teach Us All - A documentary on education in the US
13th - In this documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the US prison boom
When They See Us - Based on a true story, five teens from Harlem are falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. For mature audiences.
On Amazon Prime:
Informative Websites and Lesson Plans
Sesame Street Town Hall - How To Explain Racism to Your Children

Searchable resources to address racism, antisemitism and prejudice at pivotal moments in history


Resources and Lesson Plans
Expressions of Peace from the Children's Museum of Art and Social Justice in Chicago
Expressions of Peace 2 from the Children's Museum of Art and Social Justice in Chicago
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Centers
Anti-Defamation League Lesson Plans