In the News
How can we embrace race? Learn from this couple advocating for change, Interview with EmbraceRace cofounders, Melissa Giraud and Andrew Grant-Thomas, CNN, 7/1/20
How to Talk to Kids about Race and Justice,
EmbraceRace cofounders, Melissa Giraud and Andrew Grant-Thomas, speak
to On Point Radio host, Meghna Chakrabarti, on MLK Day. 1/20/20
The Impact of Racism on Children’s Health, New York Times, 8/12/19 (in which EmbraceRace tipsheets/action guides are recommended as resources)
Becoming a parent forced me to finally confront white supremacy, Mashable, 9/4/19
They were raised to be ‘colorblind’ — but now more white parents are learning to talk about race, Washington Post, 2/27/ 2019
EmbraceRace By The Numbers
- 170+ original articles and personal stories, 100+ authors and storytellers
- 34 Talking Kids & Race webinars, 60+ expert guests, up to 1,600 registrants per session.
- Regular monthly newsletter and mailings to 33K+ subscribers; over 90 curated links shared monthly to over 28K+ Facebook fans
- Partnerships with national, regional, and local organizations including the American Psychological Association, The Eric Carle Museum for Picture Book Art, Optum Health, Amherst Media, and the Prejudice and Intergroup Relations Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Content That Drives Change
From a recent survey our community shared how they have used the resources and learning shared by EmbraceRace.
- 96% had a greater understanding of the importance of talking to children about race/ethnicity
- 96% had a greater understanding about how parents shape how their children think about race/ethnicity
- 93% had an improved ability to talk to children in their family about race/ethnicity
- 95% had been motivated to play a larger role in shaping the attitudes of their children about race/ethnicity
- 76% had shared educational materials about racial/ethnic groups with their children
- 75% had provided their children with opportunities to play/socialize with children from other racial/ethnic groups.