In this podcast, Trina was interviewed by Baby Crazy podcast, where she discussed how can parents raise activist kids? We talked about how to help your kids see the value in activism, how to talk to your kids about social justice, and how to discuss race differences. Visit Baby Crazy show notes here: https://redcupagency.com/portfolio-item/raising-activist-kids-with-trina-greene-brown/
A place the parent can start before they start the conversation with their child is to think for themselves. What do you care about, parent? What is the cause that is true to your heart? – Trina Greene Brown
Resources for this Episode
Podcast related to what we discussed:
Colonialism and Other -Isms: parentingforliberation.org/2017/11/23/…any-lanoix/
Kitchen Convo with Kids about police brutality: parentingforliberation.org/2016/07/21/…-with-kids/
Teaching about Black History and Voting Rights: parentingforliberation.org/2018/03/01/…ht-to-vote/
Sex and gender: parentingforliberation.org/2018/03/16/…nda-rivera/
Youth advocates mentioned
Naomi Wadler, a 5th grader, who was the youngest speaker at the March for Our Lives rally at Washington DC. Link to her speech.
Marley Dias is a 13-year-old Black girl who launched the 1000BlackGirlBooks campaign, at age 11 she is now an author of Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You! which is a guide for children to make a positive change through activism, inclusion and community involvement.
Raising Luminaries: Books for Littles
Race Conversations with Kids:
Teaching Kids About Social Justice:
Wee The People is grounded in the belief that if kids can understand fairness, they can understand justice — and that adults play a huge role in connecting kids’ sense of fairness in their own lives to larger issues of injustice in the world. www.weethepeopleboston.org/
Mamademics Raising an Advocate training: