“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.”
— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
While sometimes we turn to our leaders for inspiration, we each can also be leaders in our own community. Our actions and words matter, especially for our children who look to us. Here are some tools for us to use to better help children talk about and process current events: How to Talk to Children About Coronavirus and Resources to Talk About Race and Diversity.
As we reflected yesterday on his legacy, we were reminded that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. also consistently urged us to work together, and for each other: “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” Let each of us do what we can to together prepare all children for life and for school.