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Last updated: 28 June 2021

Information

"How racism can affect child development", from the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University.

The official Black History Month website.

The Black Curriculum is a social enterprise that aims to deliver black British history all across the UK.

NCVO have published a thoughtful and challenging series of blogs about their Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) work.

The Guardian has published an interactive timeline "of two millennia of world-shaping individuals and momentous events that define Black history".

Surveys

Social Work England is conducting a survey to better understand racism and uncover experiences in social work. They are keen to hear from people of all ethnicities, at all levels and in different sectors in order to understand the prevalence of racism and how we can all work better together to address it.

Events

The Black History Month website provides information on events (both in-person and virtual) happening throughout the UK in October.

Eventbrite is also a great place to find Black History Month events.

Resources and tools

The Conscious Kid is an education, research, and policy organization dedicated to equity and promoting healthy racial identity development in youth. Their website and Instagram page provide a wealth of resources for taking action to disrupt racism in young children.

CIPD have produced two guides: one for engaging with leaders on anti-racism strategy, and another on anti-racism for line managers.

Woodcraft Folk have collected a number of anti-racist activities for children and young people, along with links to similar work from other organisations.

Birmingham Children's Trust have pulled together some resources for talking to children and young people about race and racism, including a guide from UNICEF and an episode of children's TV programme Newsround.

A wide range of organisations have created guidance on talking to children about race and racism, including: