Committee for Children Blog

When Bullying Is Racially Motivated: Recognizing It for What It Is and Supporting Kids to Be Anti-Racist Upstanders

All forms of bullying harm kids, but biased-based harassment—when the underlying cause or motivation is prejudice—causes specific, increased harm. University of Michigan’s Dr. Deborah Rivas-Drake provides recommendations for how adults can recognize racially motivated bullying and support kids to be upstanders.Read More


child studying SEL

Building Student Engagement Through SEL

Social-emotional competencies are vital to kids’ short- and long-term success—not just during the pandemic, but after it, too. Educators can nurture these skills by providing children explicit opportunities for social-emotional learning (SEL).Read More