Foundational Texts–Teaching While White

In order to dismantle systemic racism, we all need to start by educating ourselves. This article provides resources for educators who want to learn more about race, anti-racism, anti-bias professional development, organizational theory change, and historical/social perspectives. Let’s get started on our own summer reading!

CNN and Sesame Street To Host a Town Hall Addressing Racism

“The 60-minute special Coming Together ‘Standing Up to Racism. A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Families’ will air on Saturday, June 6, at 10 a.m. ET. The show will talk to kids about racism, the recent nationwide protests, embracing diversity and being more empathetic and understanding.”

Psychologists Give Strategies for Overcoming Quarantine Fatigue

This article suggests getting back to basics, like; eating healthy, being active, and getting enough sleep. Also, knowing that this is the way it’s going to be for a while and focusing on what you do have, instead of what you’ve had to give up, is important.

Sacramento Native Helps Parents Explain Coronavirus Through Children’s Book

This book helps explain Covid-19 and issues like hoarding, empathy, misinformation, and coping with big emotions to children. And it’s a bonus that all profits go to support children’s nonprofits!

University of California Eliminates SAT, ACT Exams From Admissions Process Throughout the System

“In a groundbreaking shift in higher education, the UC Board of Regents on Thursday eliminated the use of the SAT and ACT in applications for admission by California high school students to the system’s nine undergraduate campuses.”