Resources from SDP About Discussing Race and Racism

The following resources about race, racism, and anti-racism were shared with School District of Philadelphia staff to encourage and support crucial conversations about these issues.

6/3 Update

In addition to the the resources Dr. Hite shared with staff, he sent a email to families on 6/3 with more resources “that may help you in your conversations with your children,” He also reminded families that “school counselors and social workers are available via their email addresses and will respond to students and families who reach out. Families can also receive free support from the Philly HopeLine by calling or texting 833-Phil-HOPE (833-745-4673).” You can reach CW Counselor Ms. Getts via email at or via phone at 267-536-2860. Find more information here.

The additional resources Dr. Hite shared for talking to your children about race are: