My guest this week is Traci Baxley.
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. 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.
Today Traci and I are going to talk about her book, as well as some hot button topics around race and raising our kids in a multi racial world.
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Takeaways from the show
- How Traci got into her work
- Teaching our kids acceptance and inclusivity
- Traci’s family dynamic with social justice
- Lead with your own curiosity
- Acknowledging privilege
- Opening intentional dialogue around identities
- Cultural appropriation vs cultural appreciation
- Words gain meaning through relationships
- Teasing apart critical race theory
- Speaking out about human rights
- Mini historical lesson about Juneteenth
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