Resources for Parents and Professionals
For many, it can feel challenging to begin conversations with children and youth about social class, wealth, and poverty. The resources below provide ideas for how to navigate these conversations.
Psychology Today: World Poverty Day: Conversation Starters to Use with Kids
Teaching Tolerance: Lesson Ideas about Social Class for K-12 Students
Children’s books can be a helpful way to begin conversations with children and youth about social class, wealth, and poverty. To learn more about how to talk to children about these and other topics, see How to Use Children’s Books to Talk to Your Kids About Tough Topics from Calgary Public Library.