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PRACTICAL TIPS AND TOOLS: Parenting for Social Justice: What You Can Do Starting From Birth

Sep 17, 2021

Rebecca Parlakian, ZERO TO THREE, Washington, DC

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a ZERO TO THREE website series on Parenting for Social Justice. The following suggestions offer some starting points for parents who want their children to develop a just and inclusive worldview. For additional resources, visit

Look at your baby or toddler. They are still learning to eat from a spoon, roll over, stack blocks, walk a few steps, or say their first words. It’s hard to imagine that even in these early years, young children are being shaped by the biases that surround them in the world. This is why parenting for social justice begins at birth. Get started with the following tips.

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