RACIAL EQUITY and JUSTICE
RESOURCES and RECENT NEWS
Rhode Island KIDS COUNT’s Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Children’s Economic Well-Being in RI Wednesday, December 15, 2021
The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing Paperback – August 1, 2019; by Anneliese A. Singh PhD LPC
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (National Book Award Winner) Paperback – August 15, 2017; by Ibram X. Kendi
Resources for Care Givers and Educational Staff
A curated list of readings, videos and podcasts from
Bank Street College of Education, Center on Culture, Race & Equity
Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth
Drs. Patient A. Afulani (UCSF) and Dána-Ain Davis (Queens College), 2019
Each day, you'll receive an email with resources to read, watch, listen to, or write about for 15 minutes. The real work of the Challenge, however, happens during the rest of the day, as you think more about what you’ve seen and recognize opportunities to learn and grow.
nbcnews.com March 23, 2021
California Newsreel, 2015
HOPE was developed at the Center for Community-Engaged Medicine, a research center at Tufts’ Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS).It is a new way of seeing and talking about experiences that support children’s growth and development into healthy, resilient adults.
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University June 22, 2018
Ijeoma Oluo, December 1, 2020
American Medical Association November 16, 2020
Slides from June 15, 2020 RIAIMH webinar:
July 2020 Policy Brief
Zero to Three
Downloadable book by Ella Mazel
by Caroline Randall Williams,
New York Times, 6/26/20
Joseph R. Barndt
Podcast about racial disparities, policy, and equality with focus on Kendi's book; How to Be an Antiracist
Chart: Becoming Anti-racist
Chart was adapted by Andrew M. Ibrahim MD, MSc from “Who Do I Want to Be During COVID-19” chart (original author unknown) with some ideas pulled from Ibram X. Kendi’s work.
Learn about disparities in the experiences of young children of color and children from other marginalized communities in early childhood settings; discover strategies for IECMHC to impact early childhood professionals’ beliefs, attitudes, and practices to support more effective caregiving for all children, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, class, or a myriad of demographic characteristics; and better understand policies and procedures, including data collection and analysis procedures, to bridge disparities.
NICHQ is a mission-driven nonprofit dedicated to driving dramatic and sustainable improvements in the complex issues facing children’s health. They are committed to building and managing effective change strategies that align partners and engage stakeholders to achieve better outcomes for children and their families.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
by Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D. and David R. Williams, Ph.D.
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University
Diversity Informed Tenets for Work with Children, Infants & Families
June 6, 2020
June 11, 2020
RIAIMH is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
RIAIMH is a founding member of the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health.
RIAIMH is an affiliate of the World Association for Infant Mental Health.