In addition to all the resources and information that PEN provides parents, there are many websites that provide tips and tools for parents. Find out more information here.
Our summer partner, California College of Music, is sharing a recent voice workshop and critique with Weba Garretson. Watch and learn from the music pros, and learn how her feedback could potentially help your musical performances. Watch Video Here
ADL is a leading anti-hate organization. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of anti-Semitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to protect the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of hate with the same vigor and passion. ADL is a global leader in exposing extremism and delivering anti-bias education, and is a leading organization in training law enforcement. ADL is the first call when acts of anti-Semitism occur. ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no group or individual suffers from bias, discrimination or hate. Find out more here.
It is critically important that we talk to our children about racism, the death of George Floyd and the continued violence and protests that have spread across the country. The stress of the coronavirus crisis has already brought a feeling of hopelessness to American life — particularly for adolescents. This latest example of racial violence and division has not surprisingly resulted in aggression on our streets and in our national conversation. Find out more here.
Bullying and harassment on social media is prevalent. Cyberbullying can lead to depression or even worse. Unfortunately, social media makes this kind of behavior that much easier for those who wish to do harm. Find out more here.
As protests and riots continue across the country in the wake of George Floyd’s death, parents across the country are figuring out how to talk to their children about the protests and about fighting racism. Find out more here.
After an African-American man died in policy custody in Minneapolis, thousands have taken to the streets across the country to express their grief, frustration and anger about police violence. Students, we want to hear your thoughts about what is going on. Find out more here.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, as the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Find out more here.