Anti-Racism Tools for Kids

Give them the tools, they’ll lead the way!

Our kids are the leaders of a more equitable future! As we seek change, justice, and equity- it’s important to give our kids language and tools to recognize racism and empower them to be an ally or educator. 


Anti-Racism Tools for Kids Posts

A Kids Book About: Podcast!

This series is a staple in our children’s ministry at Westwood. Now they have a podcast! I have been on the look out for a podcast that I can listen to with my kids about racism & privilege- here it is!! A kids podcast about the things that matter, like Racism, Body Image, and Belonging.…

Family Anti-Racism Movie Night: Small Foot

Small Foot is one of my FAVORITE movies- it wrestles with racism in a way that kids and parents have tons to talk about. Don’t forget to play the soundtrack! Over and over again! The lyrics are so honest. I wrote a humble family discussion guide, fully knowing that my family has watched this movie…

Speak up! Responding to Everyday Bigotry

From Teaching Tolerance, Speak up! calls on everyone to take a stand against everyday bigotry. No agency or organization counts or tracks these moments. They don’tqualify as hate crimes, and they rarely make news. That’s part of theirinsidious nature; they happen so often we simply accept them as part of life.Left unchecked, like litter or…

Luminary Walk for Equity & Love

Saturday February 20th, 6-9pm Take Steps for Equity & Love Our commitment to anti-racism is illuminated in the steps we take to educate ourselves and work for change. Join us for a self-guided walk on the nature trail beautifully lit with ice luminaries created by our Westwood community and reflect on our place in God’s…

Black Lives Matter- Protest with Chalk

Ran across this article today. Chalk drawing protests that were power washed or street swept away, over and over. City officials called it ‘graffiti’ and it can now be grounds for a citation. It doesn’t really matter where it happened in the US, we know things like this happen all the time in every state.…

Kids, Race, and Unity- Nick News Presents

Have you run into this? It’s Awesome. A full episode about racism, current events, and anti-racism activism with elementary kids and youth, hosted by Alicia Keys. Meet the women who started Black Lives Matter, hear from kids that experience racism at their school and are activists in their communities, and listen to families of color…

At-Home Worship: A Family Talk About Racism

Our kids are the leaders of a more equitable future! As we seek change, justice, and equity- it’s important to give our kids language and tools to recognize racism and empower them to be an ally or educator. This lesson was used in The Message during Lent this year. Read the book together, work through…

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