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Conversations on Race

I hear You


Below are some "Tips to engage Children in Conversation:"

• Start by checking in
• Validate their feelings
• Listen, and ask questions about how they feel
• Do your best to acknowledge their fears and worries
• Encourage questions, and don’t worry if you don’t have all the answers
• Keep the conversation open
• Use resources to help along the way

Resources for parents from the American Psychological Association:

Resources from the Center for Urban Education Success

CUES supports the University of Rochester/East High School Partnership and Urban Schools Nationwide