R.A.D.A. Inspired Workshop: Talking With Kids About Race in Current Events & Children's Media

Program Type:

Civic Engagement

Ages:

Adult

Program Description

Event Details

How do we talk to the children in our lives about race, social justice and equity? In this discussion-based workshop series, adults will explore their own messages about race, and discuss strategies that engage children in meaningful dialogue. Workshops are facilitated by members of Denver Public Library's Read. Awareness. Dialogue. Action. (R.A.D.A.) book discussion group and are ideal for parents, caregivers and educators. This session will focus on current events and children's media. Drop in for a single event, or attend them all. A children's activity, ideal for ages 3-8, accompanies each workshop.

All Sessions:

Introduction
Saturday, September 14, 2-4 p.m.
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch

Systemic Racism
Saturday, October 26, 2-4 p.m.
Ford-Warren Branch

Current Events & Children's Media
Saturday, February 22, 2-4 p.m.
Sam Gary Branch Library

Microaggressions
Saturday, March 21, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Park Hill Branch Library

All virtual programs have automated voice to text captioning available. If the program you are attending is hosted with Google Meet, view these instructions. To request a sign language interpreter or live captions for a program hosted on Zoom or in person, contact SignLanguageServices@denvergov.org or 720-913-8487, with a three (3) business-day notice. For other public accommodation requests/concerns related to a disability, please contact DisabilityAccess@denvergov.org.