Tips for Reading Diverse Children’s Books

Tips for Reading Diverse Children’s Books

Many of our RAN programs utilize diverse children's books for providing opportunities to talk about diverse families, gender, race, and standing up against unfairness with children. Here are some tips for reading diverse children's books with kids!
Mindful Me Story Time/Soy Conciente Tiempo de Cuentos

Mindful Me Story Time/Soy Conciente Tiempo de Cuentos

May 15 – May 15, 2021
Join us for a bilingual English/Spanish reading of You are a Lion by Taeeun Yoo and What’s in Your Mind Today? by Louise Bladen and activities and discussion around feelings and self-regulation. We will
Boss of My Body Story Time/Dueñx de mi Cuerpo Tiempo de Cuentos

Boss of My Body Story Time/Dueñx de mi Cuerpo Tiempo de Cuentos

April 17 – April 17, 2021
Boss of My Body Flyer English-Spanish Join us for a bilingual English/Spanish reading of Don’t Touch My Hair by Sharee Miller and activities and discussionaround consent, boundaries, and respect. Please register for the event here: https://bit.ly/2OhEn17 NEWS
Black History Month Activity

Black History Month Activity

For Black History Month, People B4 Policy, Rainbow Action Network, First 5 Napa Network, and Teens Connect hosted a virtual (4th Annual) Napa Valley Black History Month Celebration. Rainbow Action
Host a Jazz & Friends School Reading

Host a Jazz & Friends School Reading

First 5 Napa County and Rainbow Action Network would like to encourage all Preschool through 5th grade teachers to host a Jazz & Friends School Reading on Thursday, January 25th.
2nd Annual RAN Jazz & Friends Community Reading

2nd Annual RAN Jazz & Friends Community Reading

February 25 – February 25, 2021
Join Rainbow Action Network and Community Resources for Children for our 2nd Annual Jazz & Friends Community Reading (Virtual) on Thursday, February 25th at 3:30pm. We will be reading It’s
Napa Valley Black History Month Celebration

Napa Valley Black History Month Celebration

February 20 – February 20, 2021
Join People B4 Policy, Rainbow Action Network, First 5 Napa Network, People’s Collective for Change, and Teens Connect for a virtual Black History Month Celebration. This is the 4th Annual Napa
Martin Luther King Jr Story Time and Activity Packet

Martin Luther King Jr Story Time and Activity Packet

January 18 – January 18, 2021
Join Rainbow Action Network for a virtual story time geared towards children 3-7 years old on Martin Luther King Jr Day. We will read aloud children’s books and guide discussion
Rainbow Winter Holiday Celebration

Rainbow Winter Holiday Celebration

December 19 – December 19, 2020
Rainbow Action Network and First 5 Napa Network hosted a virtual Rainbow Winter Holiday Celebration – a bilingual (English/Spanish) and inclusive winter holiday event geared towards children 0-5 and their families.
An Inclusive Start to the School Year!

An Inclusive Start to the School Year!

As an educator, you have the opportunity to help ALL students - including gender creative kids and kids with same sex parents - feel welcome! You have the opportunity to create a classroom where ALL children thrive.
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