Sesame Street Racial Justice Initiative – ‘Talking About Race’

Meet the Christoffersons, a White family actively working toward a world with no racism. In this video, they’re talking about racism, respect, fairness, justice, and resilience in direct, age-appropriate, and honest ways. Watch the video yourself before deciding whether to share with children. Think about the conversations you’ve had with your own children around race and racism, and notice if there are any similarities. Find more resources about talking to children about race and identity at…

Sesame Street in Communities brings free video content of everyone’s favorite, furry Muppet friends as they help children and the adults in their lives reach their highest potential. Grover and the gang will tackle a variety of topics that face children in the areas of health and well-being, school readiness, and emotional well-being. Some of the content and topics presented are more sensitive, so you should preview these videos before sharing with a child. For free resources and tips, follow us at… or visit us at

Sesame Street is a production of Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit educational organization. The Workshop produces Sesame Street programs, seen in over 150 countries, and other acclaimed shows, including The Electric Company. Beyond television, the Workshop produces content for multiple media platforms on a wide range of issues including literacy and numeracy, emotional well-being, health and wellness, and respect and understanding. Learn more at

Sana A. Malik