School resumes Monday, April 19 and opportunities for in-person instruction will be available for students by educators who wish to instruct in-person, and online for other students. All grades remote learning if not attending in-person.

Community Cafe Resources

We will archive our past presentation here including recordings.

October 2020 “Why talk about race?”

Community Cafe on Race 10-20-20

March 2021 “The Role of Race in an Inclusive Classrooom”


Community Cafe 3-2-20

Resources for Community Cafe:  The role of race in an inclusive classroom

Belonging Thorough a Culture of Dignity (book):

Portal on the importance of and strategies for culturally-responsive pedagogy

White Washing of Asian Students

What educators can do in 100 days (article):

Ethnic and racial minorities & socioeconomic status:

Claiming to not see race leads to inequity in education (article):

If you don’t see race, what did you miss? (podcast):

Learning for Justice (online magazine and teacher resources):

Resources for social justice and equity-focused educators (resource list):

Practices for inclusive classrooms:

Family Resources Centering Race, Justice and Equity

29 Books for Kids About Racism, Inequality & Injustice in America

This Author Compiled the Ultimate List of Diverse Reads for Teens & Tweens

27 Kids Books That Feature Diverse Characters

10 Ways Parents Can Fight for Social Justice, Today & Every Day

Race, Class, and Parenting: 7 Strategies for Raising Sensitive, Confident and Loving Kids

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