What is Story Starters? 

We all want our kids to grow up with 

big hearts, open minds, & helping hands.

Yet everyday we see examples of people being hurt because they are seen as different in some way. Many of us are asking...

What do we tell our kids?

How do we support them on their journey to being forces of awesome 

in the community and in the world?


Story Starters helps families answer

some of these tough questions.

We know that racial bias starts early and that avoiding conversations about race is harmful to all kids. So we’ve developed an at-home program for children ages 3 - 8 and their families to encourage conversations that build empathy, support connection, and preempt racial bias.

Learn more about our curriculum in the video below.

Are you ready to be a Story Starter?

Program Details

Who: Families looking to talk to their kids about race and racism 

Age: Families with children ages 3 - 8 years old​

Location: Virtual

Program Dates: July 6th - August 31st 2020

Registration Fee: $125
(Full program cost is $180/family)

Partial and full scholarships available through our registration link.

By joining us you are helping to support a growing movement of families who are building anti-racist homes. To sustain the work and make it possible for Story Starters to have an impact in your community and beyond, we ask for a registration fee of $125 to supplement program costs (actual cost of the program for one family is $180).  If you are unable to contribute, we have full and partial scholarships available for any family who needs one. 

Program participants receive:

  • A bundle of 6 books delivered to your home  

  • Conversation guides and other resources for parents on how to start and deepen family race conversations

  • 5 curated book lists to support further exploration and conversation

  • Invitations to 2 virtual family events  

  • Invitations to 2 virtual parent conversations to build skills and foster community 

  • Online discussion via a closed Facebook group 

Program Dates:

  • July 6th 5:00-6:00pm, Program Kick-Off!!!

  • Parent Discussion, week of July 20 (choice of two dates)

  • Parent Discussionweek of August 17 (choice of two dates)

  • August 30th 3:00 - 4:30 pm, Closing Family Event 

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