As exemplified by the recent release and then swift recall of A Birthday Cake for George Washington, just because a book features a non-white character doesn’t necessarily mean it’s an anti-bias book. On this topic, Louise Derman-Sparks has done some fantastic work…
Whiz Kids Workshop has captured the imagination of Ethiopia’s young people with its innovative TV and radio shows. The company’s Tinbit Daniel explains how they’re helping improve literacy rates and promoting health and confidence in girls.
La Borinqueña is the creation of the graphic designer Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, who is a community activist and a comic book fan. Mr. Miranda-Rodriguez, whose family is from Puerto Rico and who grew up in the South Bronx, has always found the diversity of heroes lacking. “Latinos are underrepresented in all forms of media,” he said. “If we don’t tell our own stories, no one else will.”
Diversity in Apps is a grassroots coalition made up of researchers, producers, educators and parents.
Our mission is to raise awareness and engage in research about the need for inclusive, equitable, and diverse children’s media.