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INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS OF COLOUR - International Teachers of colour. 100 Children's Books about Diversity and Inclusion. Home / 100 Children’s Books About Diversity and Inclusion As art teachers, we can make meaningful connections with students and create safe spaces for important conversations.

100 Children's Books about Diversity and Inclusion

Of course, we teach our students how to be great artists, but we also need to teach them how to be amazing humans. Part of practicing how to be a good human is to learn about all types of people and their experiences. Reflecting Realities Research , Our Research and Publications. Reflecting Realities is the first UK study looking at diversity in children’s literature.

Reflecting Realities Research , Our Research and Publications

Funded by the Arts Council, our aim is to quantify and evaluate the extent and quality of ethnic representation and diversity in children’s publishing in the UK. 7% of the children’s books published in the UK over the last 3 years (2017, 2018, 2019) feature characters from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background. Is Equality in the Children's Book Industry Possible? - Maya Gonzalez Blog. When we look at CCBC’s statistics in the framework of how many books we need to make to stand in equity with white Americans, we begin to understand our real position.

Is Equality in the Children's Book Industry Possible? - Maya Gonzalez Blog

I estimate that the children’s book industry would have to increase its production level by 45% to accommodate an equitable increase in children’s books by PoC and indigenous voices. Including LGBTQ and disabled numbers helps flesh out the conversation and continues to illustrate the relationship between power and presence in children’s books. In order to significantly change these numbers and what they represent, beyond children’s books, we need to take our creativity into our own hands. The Real Way to Get #ownvoices Books Into the Hands of Readers (But It's Not Sexy) - A Fuse #8 Production. The Dilemma: A patron connects to a library’s catalog.

The Real Way to Get #ownvoices Books Into the Hands of Readers (But It's Not Sexy) - A Fuse #8 Production

The patron wants to find books that would be considered #ownvoices titles. They type into the catalog “#ownvoices black”. No hits. They refine their search to just “#ownvoices”. They get one book, the middle grade novel The Sky at Our Feet by author Nadia Hashimi. Heather C. McGhee — Author. Homepage. Youtube. Dr. Gail Christopher. Andrea Blackman - contact for programme. Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. One Dot Per Person for the Entire United States Would You Help Us?

Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service

We would like to produce a new racial dot map using 2020 census data, but in order to do that we must have funding. To compete for funding, we are asking map users to provide examples of how the map has been used and the ways in which it has had impact. Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area in Kansas and Missouri. Folded Map Project. Civil Rights and a Civil Society – AASLH. Supervisors to first-responders attend training offered by staff of the Civil Rights Room of the Nashville Public Library.

Civil Rights and a Civil Society – AASLH

This article was originally published in the Summer 2016 issue of History News magazine, the official publication of AASLH, and shared as a blog on Broadside. In October 2015, the Nashville Public Library hosted Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) recruits, active officers, and their supervi­sors to the library’s award-winning Civil Rights Room for a history lesson. Dividing Lines: A History of Segregation in Kansas City » Free Kansas City audio tour » VoiceMap.

The tour is best experienced in a continuous session.

Dividing Lines: A History of Segregation in Kansas City » Free Kansas City audio tour » VoiceMap

Therefore, no stops are recommended. From dawn to dusk. Avoiding work-days from 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM, and 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM will help you avoid heavier traffic on some sections of the tour. PLEASE NOTE: Parts of the road near the start of the route have been affected by road closures. The Official Website of Ta-Nehisi Coates. RACE PROJECT - KC - Home. Resources - RACE PROJECT - KC. KC Segregation Tours Designed by Johnson County Library staff and community partners.

Resources - RACE PROJECT - KC

Kansas City remains one of the most segregated cities in America, with a dividing line, Troost Avenue, running north and south through the heart of the city. KC Segregation Tours are a journey through the history of segregation in the Kansas City metro area, primarily through its real estate and some of its most recognized landmarks.The tours journey through neighborhoods that are considered the crown jewels of the metropolitan area as well as neighborhoods that fell victim to redlining, blockbusting, and white flight. The guides explain how and why which neighborhoods became which.

Youtube. Some of My Best Friends Are Black — Tanner Colby. I knew it wasn’t just me.

Some of My Best Friends Are Black — Tanner Colby

I started randomly polling friends and associates—most of them enlightened, open-minded, well-traveled, left-leaning white folks like me—asking them how many black friends they had. The answers were pretty pathetic. Johnson County Library. Who Can Tell My Story. We speak a different language in my grandmother’s house.

Who Can Tell My Story

Photo: Marty Umans We speak a different language in my grandmother’s house. When the family is alone together or with close friends, our language flows into a southern dialect essenced with my younger brother’s (and sometimes my own) hip-hop of-the-moment idioms — what was once good became fresh and is now the bomb. Youtube. ‘Like death by a thousand cuts’: How microaggressions play a traumatic part in everyday racism.

Every morning, Cam*, 30, crossed the same bridge to get to her London office. As usual, she was doing this journey a couple of hours earlier than she really needed to be - she always put in extra time compared to her white colleagues, so as not to appear lazy. However, every day she crossed that bridge she couldn’t help shake the feeling she wanted to jump off it, so desperate to avoid another day of racist microaggressions from fellow staff, an issue that had plagued the last four years of her career. “I honestly wished I was dead,” she tells The Independent. “I would have preferred taking my life to experiencing another day of what I was going through.”

Cam’s experiences ranged from managers telling her she looked unprofessional and should be “less of herself” when talking to clients, to being refused for promotions she was overqualified for. Microaggressions: Definition, types, and examples. A microaggression is a comment or action that negatively targets a marginalized group of people. A microaggression can be intentional or accidental. It is a form of discrimination.

People who use microaggressions may mean no harm toward the person or group they use it against. They may not even realize that they are making a microaggressive comment or action. However, microaggressions can be very hurtful to the people who experience them. Checklist: 8 Steps to Creating a Diverse Book Collection. It’s not easy to create an inclusive book collection. Whether you’re a librarian creating a collection for an entire community, a teacher creating a collection for your classroom, or a parent creating a collection for your children, choosing books that reflect the diversity of human experience can be a challenging job.

That’s because creating a diverse book collection is about more than just making sure X, Y, and Z are represented. It’s not a matter of ticking off check boxes or making sure quotas are filled. For those committed to doing it right, building a diverse book collection requires contemplation, research, and awareness. Read Across America: If not Seuss, then who? Read Across America is coming up this Monday, March 2nd. Originally, the National Education Association (NEA) started this nation-wide event on the birthday of political cartoonist turned children’s book author Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, to celebrate and promote reading. Dr. Seuss was racist. Why are we still reading his books? — Teach for the Change. I think almost every American adult in my life has some attachment to Dr. Seuss and his classics like The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham. Now, these very same adults are exposing their children and grandchildren to his books. Passing beloved stories down to our children in some way allows grow-ups to hold onto their childhood memories just a little bit longer.

Dr. Why White Children Need Diverse Books. How to Conduct a Diversity Audit. Youtube. Inclusive Collections - Children's and YA Services - LibGuides Home at Connecticut State Library, Division of Library Development. 1: Wonder - Valarie Kaur. Module 24a: Transforming Library Collections Part 1 – Project READY: Reimagining Equity & Access for Diverse Youth.

Does My Collection Reflect My Community? Diversity in the School Library. Resources for Race, Equity, and Inclusion. Anti-Oppression - Anti-Oppression - LibGuides at Simmons University. National Center on Disability and Journalism. GLAAD Media Reference Guide - 10th Edition. Should I Use the Adjective “Diverse”? – Radical Copyeditor. White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack' and 'Some Notes for Facilitators' The urgency of intersectionality. Conducting a privilege walk. Privilege Walk. Social Justice Toolbox » Privilege for Sale. Why I don’t facilitate privilege walks anymore and what I do instead. Conducting the Accessibility Audit: How One Academic Library Iden. Advancing Racial Equity in Public Libraries: Case Studies from the Field. WHITE SUPREMACY CULTURE: Characteristics - Showing Up for Racial Justice - SURJ. Workplace Racial Equity Symposium by Denver Public Library.

Spring 2021 Lectures. Vocational Awe and Librarianship: The Lies We Tell Ourselves. White Librarianship in Blackface: Diversity Initiatives in LIS. Black Excellence in LIS Syllabus - Google Sheets. FACEBOOK GROUPS: Truth B Told podcast. Diversity Audit: A Practical Guide. Home - Simmons Community Read: How To Be An Antiracist - LibGuides at Simmons University. WHITE SUPREMACY CULTURE: Characteristics - Showing Up for Racial Justice - SURJ. ‎Truth B Told: Conversations About Culture and Power on Apple Podcasts. 10 steps to non-optical allyship. by Mireille Cassandra Harper. If You Want To Be Anti-Racist, This Non-Optical Allyship Guide Is Required Reading. Black Excellence in LIS Syllabus - Google Sheets. Diversity Auditing 101: How to Evaluate Your Collection. Robin DiAngelo on Confronting White Fragility. In the Library with the Lead Pipe – An open access, peer reviewed journal. The Displays: On Anti-Racist Study and Institutional Enclosure — up//root. Anti-Oppression - Anti-Oppression - LibGuides at Simmons University.

A Diversity & Cultural Literacy Toolkit. Disrupting Whiteness in Libraries and Librarianship: A Reading List. A Year of Thursdays — Ebony Elizabeth Thomas.