Understanding Institutional Racism (social awareness) can lead to us challenging our own Implicit Biases (self-awareness).
STANDARD 1 – SELF-AWARENESS – Individual has the ability to identify their emotions, personal assets, areas for growth, and potential external resources and supports.
STANDARD 4 – SOCIAL AWARENESS – Individual has the ability to take the perspective of and empathize with others from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Specific SEL Equity articles:
-CASEL: A Cultural Analysis of SEL
|Talking about Race with Students
Acknowledge what has happened. Acknowledge this is hard. Show that you care, and tell our youth you are here for them. Be patient and understanding.
Hold space for youth to reflect and to share how they feel. Remember not to take symptoms of trauma (anger, withdrawal, distance, irritability) personally.
Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race : Resource Roundup
National Museum of African American History and Culture Releases Addressing Race and Trauma in the Classroom
-(shared from Chicago Public Schools and OSPI leaders)
-Meet Leo Rodgers, audacious cyclist of color