Ep 44 Parenting in Troubled Times: Addressing Race with Your Children

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion Podcast

08-09-2020 • 44 mins

In this episode of The Forum Podcast, Farzana Nayani (Farzana Nayani, Consulting and Training) offers options on learn how to interact with children about diversity at home, at school and in the community.

Are you a part of a parenting-focused ERG looking for the way to create programming around challenging topics such as race, culture and intersectionality, and don’t know how to address this—especially in this current societal climate? Are you a parent or caregiver and lead DEI efforts at work, but are wondering how to talk to your children at home, with an age-appropriate method that is comfortable for you?

In this episode, Farzana begins with an overview of key subject areas, and next she delves into more practical tips and strategies on developing an approach that works for you and your family. This discussion can help you process through how to overcome potential challenges and move into these conversations and moments with more ease.

Learning Outcomes
  • Explore how to discuss race, culture, intersectionality in a culturally sensitive, impactful, and comfortable way
  • Reflect on our own approach to culture and diversity, and parenting style
  • Learn developmental stages and practice strategies of how to talk children about differences
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