Talking to Children about Race

In June of 2020 Anne Arundel County Public Schools and Kindness Grows Here Co-Sponsored a virtual forum to help adults talk to children about issues surrounding race. The forum featured six parents of elementary school students who shared their experiences and perspectives about talking with their children about these often-difficult issues. If you weren't able... Continue Reading →

#BlackLivesMatter

In an effort to help parents and caregivers talk to their children about the Black Lives Matter movement, we created this video. We hope parents will watch it first, and then watch it with their children. https://youtu.be/uYyOJpOL8eE We also created this "Guide For Parents" to provide additional support in having this very important conversation. A... Continue Reading →

#JustOne

During these unprecedented times kindness is more important than ever. As we battle a pandemic, racism, and so many other challenges, communities must come together. Help us change the world by doing #JustOne act of kindness for someone else. Watch our video and learn more! https://youtu.be/5tQsrSopJcw All you have to do is commit #JustOne act... Continue Reading →

How to Talk to Your Children About Differences

As an organization dedicated to fostering kindness in children we know it is crucial to teach children that differences are something to celebrate, not ridicule. In recent weeks we have received many requests for books we recommend. Below you will find a downloadable list of some of our favorite books on the topics of racism,... Continue Reading →

Spotlight on Kindness!

Meet Arden! She's a 9 year-old 4th Grader at Crofton Meadows Elementary. She wore one of our "I WILL BE YOUR FRIEND" shirts on the first day of school and she really took its message to heart! Below is a conversation her mom shared with us yesterday: I asked my daughter Arden what she did... Continue Reading →

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