Race, Racism and Adoptive Parenting Resources

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Spence-Chapin has created a list of resources for adoptive families who are looking to explore the complexities of race, racism and raising a child of color in America. This resource list includes books for adults and children, exploring African American history, how to become an ally, discussing race and racism with children, and looking into systemic racism through literature, media and activism.

Race, Racism & Privilege Articles & Websites

African American History

Books for Children

Books for Adults


Documentaries & Media


Social Media

Additional Resources

For guidance and support, contact us at (646) 539-2167 or postadoption@spence-chapin.org to learn more about ways Spence-Chapin can support your family.

To find out more contact us at

212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org.