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How Can I Stand Up Against Racism?

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How Can I Stand Up Against Racism?

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2 minutes
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3-5 years

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An upstander is someone who uses their voice and their actions to help others. Upstanders make their communities—and the world—better for everyone. Being an upstander means standing side by side with others to build a better world together.

How to Be an Upstander to Racism

Join Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Gabrielle, and Tamir to learn what you can say and do when you see someone being treated unfairly because of the color of their skin or fur.

This song explains what to do if you see someone treated unfairly due to the color of their skin. Kids can learn how to speak up when racism occurs and share what they witnessed with an adult.

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