Subtitle 30+ Creative Projects that Celebrate Diversity and Inspire Change
Anti-Racist Art Teachers, Paula Liz, Abigail Birhanu, Khadesia Latimer, Lori Santos, Tamara Slade, Anjali Wells
Description Description Harness the power of creativity to celebrate your community and change the world with Anti-Racist Art Activities for Kids.
Do you think, “I’m just a kid. What can I do to make a difference?” Be an anti-racist artist! Have fun with 38 creative projects that empower you to use your art, actions, and words to create meaningful change
Start your anti-racist art-making journey by defining ideas like race, racism, and anti-racism. Dive into six sections, beginning with self-reflection
before seeking justice
and taking action
! Each section’s theme includes an array of activity choices, including:
Identity – Who you are and what makes you unique.
Explore your identity and create a symbol that represents you.
Culture – Your way of life and honoring what others value about theirs.
Make a textile design inspired by your home and culture.
Community – Connecting to people and places.
Challenge your implicit biases and discover how to draw diverse people.
Empathy – Understanding others and having compassion.
Learn the meaning of equity by solving real-world math problems with art.
Justice – Making a society that is fair for all.
Create a miniature billboard that comments on a social issue.
Activism – Creating change and transforming our communities.
Mail a postcard to a politician that informs them of what you would like to see change.
Other activities include designing a community mural
and organizing people
to make a positive change. As you work through the pages and explore the many parts of being an anti-racist artist, you will learn various art-making skills and engage with different materials such as paint
, and recycled materials
. At the back, a helpful glossary
defines terms that come up in anti-racist discussions, from “activism” to “white supremacy.”
This book is just a starting point, and the possibilities are endless. There is no limit to your imagination and your impact!
Contributors include: Abigail Birhanu, Khadesia Latimer, Paula Liz, Lori Santos, Tamara Slade and Anjali Wells.