— ECFC Events —
Positive Racial Identity in Early Childhood
This event was held on February 24, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
- Positive Racial Identity in Early Childhood: Understanding PRIDE in Pittsburgh. University of Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh, PA.
- PRIDE's Podcast
- Research: Young children’s ethnic–racial identity moderates the impact of early discrimination experiences on child behavior problems
- Research: Positive feelings about race, ethnicity tied to stronger development in minority youth
- Research: The influence of racial socialization practices on the cognitive and behavioral competence of African American preschoolers
On February 24th, ECFC hosted a funder discussion moderated by Kellie Brown, Program Officer at the William Penn Foundation, on positive racial identity, why it is vitally important to young Black children’s healthy growth and development, and how it can inform funder thinking around equity in early childhood education.
- Positive Racial Identity in Early Development (P.R.I.D.E) Program at University of Pittsburgh: Medina Jackson, P.R.I.D.E. Director of Engagement
- First Up: Carol Austin, Executive Director; Jillian Best-Adler, Director of Equity Initiatives; and Lisa Browne, Senior Early Learning Specialist of Equity Initiatives
- Trying Together: Cara Ciminillo, Executive Director
If you would like a follow up conversation with speakers or have questions you didn’t get to ask, connect with ECFC for speaker contact information.