Embrace Race is an essential resource for any parent looking to play an active role in their child’s comprehensive racial learning / racial ethnic socialization process. Embrace Race offers monthly webinars on various topics (recent topics have included racial ambiguity, multiracial children’s books, and more), tip sheets for parents and educators on how to have conversations about race with kids, a blog, book lists, and more.
June 12 marks Loving Day, a growing global celebration of the 1967 Supreme Court decision to overturn anti-miscegenation laws in the United States thanks to Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial white and black couple who fought the state of Virginia. Visit the website to learn about Loving v. Virginia, the history of interracial marriage in the United States, to find out about a celebration near you, or even to register and plan your own celebration of interracial Loving.
Mixed Remixed is a biennial festival celebrating all things mixed race — art, music, film, poetry, books, comedy, workshops, and more. It is the largest gathering of mixed race people in the United States. The next Mixed Remixed festival is planned to take place in 2020.
Based in D.C., Teaching for Change offers resources for parents and educators focused on anti-bias education and social/racial justice. Their website includes information on Teaching for Change’s training and professional development, organizing for parents of children in public schools, recommended books and films, self-published books, a calendar of nationwide organizing/networking/ educational events, and much more.