Sesame Workshop Introduces the ABCs of Racial Literacy
These resources are part of Sesame Workshop's Coming Together initiative—an ongoing commitment to racial justice.
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Other resources include families talking about their experiences and activities and conversation starters for families. Additional professional development materials for professionals like social workers, healthcare providers, and educators will also be available.
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“Sesame Workshop has always stood for diversity, inclusion, equity, and kindness. As a trusted source for families, we have a responsibility to speak out for racial justice and empower families to have conversations about race and identity with their children at a young age,” said Kay Wilson Stallings, executive vice president of creative and production, Sesame Workshop. “The work to dismantle racism begins by helping children understand what racism is and how it hurts and impacts people. Sadly, today’s announcement comes at a time of racial and social discord when many families are in need of support in talking to their children about racism. We’re proud to reaffirm our Coming Together commitment to racial justice, which will be woven into new Sesame Workshop content for years to come.”
The resources offered as part of "ABCs of Racial Literacy" are available in both English and Spanish at no cost at SesameWorkshop.org/ComingTogether.