Supporting Children After the Guilty Verdict of Derek Chauvin for George Floyd’s Murder
The announcement of the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin for George Floyd’s murder leaves adults and our children with strong mixed emotions, especially Black Communities and Communities of Color. How can the important caregivers in children’s lives best talk about what happened leading up to the trial and the aftermath that will continue to reverberate? We have cultivated this list of helpful resources and tips to help you navigate through challenging conversations about race, police violence and the concepts of justice and systemic injustice.
Read our statement following the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
List of Resources – this list will continue to be curated in the coming days and weeks:
How I’m Talking to My Kids about the Derek Chauvin Verdict
How Parents Can Talk to Their Children about the Derek Chauvin Verdict
Coping with Trauma, Stress and Violence
Helping Children Cope with Frightening News
Additional Resources for Talking with Children about Racism
For Adults – Crisis Textline: Text TALK to 741741
If you are in crisis, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 800-273-8255