Talking About Race

Talking about race early and often with all kids is an effective way to reduce racism, encourage understanding, and help children of color to proudly celebrate and embrace their racial and cultural identities. Please reference our Adoptee & Foster Voices, Hair Care, and Transracial Parenting/Cultural Diversity pages for more resources.

"We are only as blind as we want to be." ~Maya Angelou


Heritage Months

Recommended Books & Articles

Talking About Race-related Materials and Cultural Diversity/Transracial-related Materials in ORPARC's library and DIGITAL library plus a Culture Connection Collection - coming soon in the New Year thanks to the State of Oregon Library! A new collection culturally & carefully curated to support kids of color in care, adoption, guardianship and/or kincare.

Videos & Podcasts