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How do we begin to talk to our young kids about race — to ask questions, respond thoughtfully and courageously admit when we don’t have the answers? Maybe you’re wondering how to approach the subject or even how to continue the conversation you’ve started.
In this panel discussion moderated by MPR President Duchesne Drew, early childhood experts will share their insights and answer your questions about how to begin and sustain age-appropriate conversations with young children about this complex and important topic.
Host/Moderator: Duchesne Drew, President, Minnesota Public Radio
Guest/panelists: Dianne Haulcy, Host of Early Risers podcast and Senior Vice President of Family Engagement at Think Small
A respected leader in the field of early childhood development and education, Dianne believes that we can address race and racism with young children and bring a new dawn of racial equity for the future.
Dr. Rosemarie Allen, President and CEO, Center for Equity and Excellence
Rosemarie is a national expert on implicit bias and culturally responsive practices and is President and CEO for the Institute for Racial Equity & Excellence, the lead agency for ensuring equity in educational practices nationally.