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Westport Library Program Postponed - The Challenge Continues: "Me and White Supremacy"
In order to allow participants to attend other events happening tonight, Westport Public Library in partnership with TEAM Westport is postponing the final Me and White Supremacy conversation. New date TBD. Please watch for updates!
And please be sure to learn more about Westport PRIDE: LGBTQ+ History; Past, Present and Future and/or the Stand Up, Speaking Out Against Anti-Semitism Rally happening on Jesup Green. Both events are scheduled for this evening.
Coping With COVID Separation During the Holidays.
Tips by Westport Human Services Social Worker, Deirdre Ekholdt, LCSW
Westport Human Services Social Worker, Deirdre Ekholdt, LCSW shared some breathing techniques with us to help manage stress and anxiety.
Resources for Learning About Race & Culture
Westport Library Stop Racial Injustice Resource Guide
Anti-Racism Resources from the Greater Good Science Center
Scaffolded Anti-Racism Resources
This is a working document for scaffolding anti-racism resources. The goal is to facilitate growth for white folks to become allies, and eventually accomplices for anti-racist work. These resources have been ordered in an attempt to make them more accessible. We will continue to add resources.
Resisting the Pandemic of Predjudice: Reclaiming the Power of Relationships by SEARCH Institute
How might we respond to these acts of prejudice and xenophobia, as well as our own fears, in the midst of the uncertainty and risks of the coronavirus without scapegoating or reinforcing biases? And how might we support young people to respond in ways that bring out their best (and ours)?
Health & Support Resources
Helping Kids Understand the Pandemic
Managing School During COVID-19
Westport Public Schools - Reopening of Schools Information & Resources
Mental Health & Wellness Support During COVID
Westport Together is the new vision for Westport Positive Youth Development. The long running partnership between the Town of Westport, Westport Public Schools, and Westport PTA.
Westport Together is an alliance that unites Westport by strengthening the health and well-being of youth within our families, schools and community, and nurtures positive youth development through advocacy, education, and enhanced community connections.
Advocacy for Resilient Youth, Healthy Families, and Strong Communities
Education through Programs, Presentations and Resource Development
Enhanced Connections among Families, Schools and the Greater Westport Community