Race, Racial Identity and Racism in Early Childhood

Race, Racial Identity and Racism in Early Childhood


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ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  To request admission on a space-available basis, please email cfhr2019@yahoo.com

Research shows that children develop racial biases between ages 2-4.  Explicitly discussing race and racism in developmentally appropriate ways is an important step in creating an anti-racist environment. Further, nurturing racial pride benefits children of color socially, cognitively, and academically.  Please join us as Dr. Flóra Faragó guides us to a better understanding of how we can create nurturing environments where all children are supported and affirmed.

Kenyan poet Qui Qarre will perform spoken word, thanks to generous support from the Jung Center and Houston Coalition Against Hate.

Participants will receive a copy of the book:  Our Skin:  A First Conversation about Race (First Conversations) by Megan Madison and Jessica Ralli.

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Our presenter:   Dr. Flóra Faragó is an Associate Professor in Human Development and Family Studies at Stephen F. Austin State University. Her teaching and research interests center around children’s prejudice and stereotype development, anti-bias and anti-racist curricula and parenting, and inclusive early childhood education surrounding race and gender.

spoken word racismThe poet: Qui Qarre is a Spoken Word Poet, Author of two poetry anthologies “Broken Vase” and “Tears of the Pen”, Founder of Friends At Slam Poetry and a mentor from Nairobi, Kenya. She writes poetry that addresses themes of social concern such as social justice, leadership, mental health and wellness among others. Through mentorship, she uses Lego Serious play to run poetry workshops in Kenya and mentor Juveniles in Nairobi.




Free and open to the public, with donations encouraged. To donate click here.
Parking is available in Lot 9 at Holman and Crawford/Almeda.
To reserve your spot please register below no later than May 5, 2023.

Location: 3412 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77004
Event Type: In-Person
Date: May 6, 2023
Time : 2:00 PM Central Time to 4:00PM Central Time
Duration: 1 Day
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