Harvard experts make the case that racism inhibits child development

In a new research brief, Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child unpacks the ways that addressing racism can open new opportunities for child wellbeing and success. The brief notes the established link between racism and worse child and family outcomes, pointing specifically to the known pathways connecting toxic stress, trauma, and recurring adversity to later life outcomes like school readiness, educational achievement, and economic productivity. #racialequity #place-based #education #mentalhealth