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A call to action from the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health to address ongoing bias, structural racism and racial violence. June 3, 2020

RACIAL EQUITY and JUSTICE

RESOURCES   

Slides from June 15, 2020 RIAIMH webinar:

Feeling, Thinking and Doing: Our Current State of Race in Our Lives


In Pursuit of an Equitable Start

July 2020 Policy Brief

Think Babies


Building Strong Foundations Racial Equity Brief 2018

Zero to Three


And Don't call me a racist!

Downloadable book by Ella Mazel


Interview with Robin D'Angelo, author of White Fragility

The Guardian


Dismantling Racism: The Continuing Challenge to White America

Joseph R. Barndt


Brené Brown with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist 

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.


The Center of Excellence for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

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.

National Institute for Children's Health Quality (NICHQ)

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.


Resources to address unrest, need for justice & support after the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Thinking about Racial Disparities in COVID-19: Impacts Through a Science-Informed, Early Childhood Lens

by Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D. and David R. Williams, Ph.D.

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University


A statement from the Tenets Initiative on Black Lives Matter

Diversity Informed Tenets for Work with Children, Infants & Families


CNN/ Sesame Street Town Hall on Racism

June 6, 2020

4 Ways Racial Inequity Harms American Schoolchildren 

NPR

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.

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