The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is a pro-reconciliation, anti-racism denomination. For years we have gathered resources to help families, youth, children, and young adults find ways to engage in conversations and learning that break down these hurtful walls. Below are some of the newer resources for families, children, youth and young adults.
(Toddler) Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi
Activity Book: FREE Civil Rights Activity Book for Children: The Southern Poverty Law Center's Civil Rights Memorial Center (CRMC
Parenting for the Liberation: virtual community that connects, inspires, and uplifts Black folks as they navigate and negotiate raising Black children within the social and political context of the US.
Illustrated Ministries Updated Resources (Books, Articles, Podcasts, and more!)
Curriculum: CommUNITY Allies: VBS work in anti-racism, inclusion and social justice (more below)
"It is the vision of Reconciliation Ministry to build just communities by breaking down the walls within our church which separate us. We claim a new reality in which we live into God’s realm by celebrating our unity, affirming the cultural traditions of each member of the body of Christ and working together for justice to ensure radical welcome and access to God’s abundant resources."
For Adult Family Members
InCulture Parent: Online magazine for parents raising little global citizens. Centered around culture, tradition and language, we feature articles on parenting around the world and raising multicultural and multilingual (also bicultural and bilingual) children.
Kid World Citizen: Becky developed KWC to be able to share the educational activities that she has used in her classroom and at home with my 4 children to increase global and cultural awareness. You will find an ever-expanding database of age-appropriate, fun activities gathered from around the world that are organized by topic and by country.
KWC: The Sneeches by Dr. Seuss: Anti-Racism Lessons and Discussion
SoulPancake: We create content, across various platforms, that explores life's big questions, celebrates humanity, and champions creativity. And we do it with integrity, heart, and humor.
Healing from Violence Bibliography: Resources for Nonviolent Conflict Transformation, Diversity Appreciation, and Peacemaking Stories
Teaching Tolerance: Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation's children.
We provide free educational materials to teachers and other school practitioners in the U.S. and Canada. Our self-titled magazine is sent to 450,000 educators twice annually, and tens of thousands of educators use our free curricular kits.
End Violence Against ChildrenThe Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children is a unique public-private collaboration that includes United Nations agencies, governments, industry, regional bodies, civil society, young people, advocates and champions, all focused on one thing: making the world safe for children.
Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ): SURJ is a national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice.
For more resources go to Reconciliation Ministry
For more justice connections and information, Justice Connections