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Talking with Children &
Youth About Race

May 5th and 6th, 2022
8:30AM - 12:00PM PST / 11:30AM - 3:00PM EST

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Recent research has shown that children have very complex understandings of differences and stereotypes. Far from being color-blind, most children are aware of how their own skin color is an advantage or disadvantage. They also judge their peers based on stereotypes that adults might like to believe they are unaware of. Because of this, it is important to give youth anti-bias messages, through actions and words, to actively counter what they are witnessing in the world.

In this two-day workshop (May 5th and 6th) we will explore how young people in early childhood through their teen years are socialized to practice racism and privilege. The facilitators draw from their diverse experiences to engage parents, teachers, and concerned community members in this vital work for equity.

Participants will…

  • Learn how young people see and understand race

  • Discover ways to support healthy ethnic identity development in young people

Facilitators: Caprice D. Hollins, Psy.D. & Ilsa Govan, M.A.


  • Organization Sponsorship - $375

  • Cross-Class Solidarity Tickets - $300

  • Break Even - $200

  • Low Income/Student Tickets - $75

*No refunds for any reason 7 days prior to the workshop, although you are welcome to gift your seat to a colleague.*

This workshop has been approved for the following Clock Hour & CEUs:

  • 6 STARS Credits available for Early Childhood and School Age practitioners.

  • 6 CEUs by the Washington State Chapter, National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Our Provider number is #1975-369.

  • 6 Clock Hours available for Washington State Certificated Teachers.

Please note your registration fee covers both days of the workshop. Please be available on both May 5th and 6th from 8:30AM -12:00PM PST.

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the sensitivity of our conversations, participants are required to turn their cameras on at the start of each session. It is understandable that there will be moments throughout when participants will need to turn them off. If there is any reason you cannot have your camera on for this workshop, please contact Caprice Hollins ( or Ilsa Govan ( before registering. Thank you.*

In order to accommodate as many people as possible in our workshops,
we limit group registration to 5 per organization.


If you would like to inquire about a private training for your organization,
please complete the Contact Us form and we will be in touch as soon as possible. 

What People Are Saying...

“The best on the topic of diversity, equity and inclusion I have attended. Both of you are gifted presenters, engaging and articulate speakers, facilitate rich thinking and participation from the group.”

–Lisa Ellenberg, Catlin Gabel School

“This workshop is a valuable and necessary experience for all people who work with children and youth with the intention of building a more just and equitable society.”

–Justin Almeida, University Unitarian Church

“An amazingly effective workshop on learning real techniques to talk with youth and people of all ages about race and racism. Techniques which can also be used to talk about sexism, heterosexism, classism, etc, too!”


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