Race, Equity, & Diversity Resources

School counselors are advocates for the equitable treatment of all students in school and in the community. School counselors are prepared to talk to students about race issues and anti-racism. In addition to ASCA standards guiding ethical, equitable, and inclusive school environments and school counseling programs, the following resources are helpful in addressing issues of systemic and institutional racism with students.

Arlington Public Schools Office of Equity and Excellence: The Office of Equity and Excellence is dedicated to helping students discover and utilize resources that will help them progress toward their personal and academic goals. This office works to create an equitable, safe, and inclusive environment for students, families, and staff.

Teaching for Change offers a read-aloud book list:https://socialjusticebooks.org/booklists/roving-readers/*Hay libros en español.

Embrace Race has a website offering tips for parents raising anti-racist children:*Hay recursos en
español.https://www.embracerace.org/resourceshttps://www.embracerace.org/resources/teaching-and-talking-to-kids

National Museum of African American History has a parent resource guide for  talking about race and portal with more information:https://nmaahc.si.edu/learn/talking-about-race/audiences/parent-caregiver