Talking to Children about Race: Why & How

Description

On Wednesday, March 22nd, Newton Public Schools will host a forum entitled “Talking to Children about Race: Why and How?” The session, designed for a K-5 parent audience and led by Horace Mann Elementary teacher Mike Feldstein and METCO director Maricel Sheets, will:

  • Allow reflection of your own experiences around issues of race and racism
  • Demonstrate the importance of early conversations with children on race
  • Provide “how-to” help for guiding children and answering challenging questions
  • Highlight resources available to help parents and families navigate the issues

The forum will be held at Angier Elementary (1697 Beacon St.) from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. An RSVP is not required, but will help the district plan for materials and activities. Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/eDB56M2MEcUz7aUX2