Standing Against Racism

Structural racism, hatred, and oppression infiltrate every aspect of the systems on which we and the families MSPCC serves are meant to rely. It is also a reminder that racism has catastrophic lifelong consequences for children and addressing it must be part of a trauma informed approach to child welfare. 

Many parents and grandparents are wondering how to talk about racism and injustice  MSPCC hopes the following resources are helpful:


How do I talk to young children about racial injustice?: a guide created by MSPCC in partnership with MassAIMH and the Boston Public Health Commission.


What do we tell our children?: USA Today



Wiping Out Prejudices Before They Start: Parents


Talking About Race: National Museum of African American History & Culture

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