Languages & Culture

Favorite Lunar New Year Picture Books

What’s the PSP Chinese Group talking about this week? Our parents have some recommendations for the best Lunar New Year picture books. Put in your order now to keep the festivities going!

 

Did you know that Park Slope Parents has more than a dozen bilingual and heritage groups to help you get connected to families in Brooklyn who share your cultural background? Click HERE to get connected; and if you’re not yet a member of PSP, join us HERE!

 

 

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Raising Bilingual Kids

Parents talk about raisining bilingual kids.

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Anti-Racism Resources for Tweens, Teens, and their Parents

A curated list of movies, books, and resources, drawn from our Understanding Race page and from across the web, to help families of tweens and teens educate and engage.

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Understanding Race in Today's Times

Over the past few months, PSP members have brought up race, racism, inequality, and white privilege and its complexities in everyday life.

Read on for resources, and if you'd like to continue the discussion, join the PSP Anti-Racist Working Group (ARWG), which is dedicated to anti-racist discussion, organization, and action within Park Slope Parents and our greater community. If you're not yet a member of PSP, join us HERE; and if you are, click HERE to become part of the ARWG.

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Recommended Resources:

Articles and books to read
       On being an anti-racist parent
       On anti-racism in the workplace
Books

Podcasts and clips
Books for kids
School desegregation and equity
Anti-Racism Workshops
Other resources to keep you engaged
Organizations/places to donate
Past events
Other tips

Have a tween or teen at home? Also check out our roundup of Anti-Racism Resources for Tweens, Teens, and their Parents.

For resources specifically regarding anti-Asian racism and racial education, visit our page on Educating Our Kids and Ourselves on Anti-Asian Racism.

Read Park Slope Parents' statement on Black Lives Matter here.

 

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Multilingual and Bilingual Resources

From books to bookstores, blogs, and more, here are some resources and ideas for raising a family with multiple languages.

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The PSP Guide to Raising Bilingual Children

The positive effects of bilingualism on all areas of life, from brainpower to academic and career success, have been well documented. If you've chosen to raise your child with more than one language, the Park Slope Parents Guide to Raising Bilingual Children—featuring insights from three speech and language professionals—is the perfect handbook to help you through each stage of the journey.

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The PSP Guide to Raising Bilingual Children features 25+ pages of wisdom, including crowd-sourced experiences from multilingual families in Brooklyn, professional advice from experts in the field, and links to outside resources to help you deepen your own research. This guide is available at no additional cost for members.

Head HERE to download the Bilingual Guide! Make sure you're logged into your membership account to download for FREE. If you're not a member, you can purchase the guide for a small fee.

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Educating Our Kids and Ourselves on Anti-Asian Racism

A round-up of podcasts, articles, and resources shared by PSP members to help you educate yourself and your family on the legacy of anti-Asian racism in the United States and how we can move forward.

 

For more resources on racial education, visit our page on Understanding Race in Today’s Times.

 

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