What is social justice parenting? 

How do we teach our children about social justice and help them understand and develop into kind, empathic and understanding adults?

What can we do as parents to help our children understand the importance of social justice?

Dr. Traci Baxley is a professor, consultant, parenting coach, speaker, and mother to five children. She is the creator of Social Justice Parenting™ and the author of Social Justice Parenting: How to Raise Compassionate, Anti-Racist, Justice-minded Kids in an Unjust World. 

We cover:

  • [2:40] What is Social Justice Parenting
  • [4:30] How to raise pro-justice children
  • [13:30] Reconciling the idea that people are ‘good’, even when we don’t see eye to eye
  • [16:00] Is it ok to keep our kids in the dark on social justice movements?
  • [28:10] The impact of sexism  
  • [33:40] Traci’s advice for her younger parent self

Dr. Baxley has been an educator for over 30 years with degrees in child development, elementary education, and curriculum & instruction, she specializes in belonging, diversity and inclusion, anti-bias curriculum, and social justice education. As a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant, Dr. Baxley supports organizations and corporations in developing inclusive practices and policies that lead to workplace belonging and high productivity.

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