Participating Schools

We are so glad you are interested in joining us in this journey! Below you will find some of the essential resources to guide you:

School Liaisons

NEW to CiC? Submit your INTEREST FORM here. Once you submit an interest form a regional school liaison will contact you to offer support and orientation.

Book ordering

Red may be ordered from Scholastic. Here are the details on setting up an account (click this title) to order.


We are still developing local trainings for the 2021-22 school year. In the mean time, check out this resource which offers a variety of online trainings:

Courageous Conversations Academy

Frontlines of Justice

Community Panel Book Discussion Videos: Spring 2021 on Red

We gathered together members of our community to discuss these texts in a facilitated session. These panel discussions will be posted once recorded. Coming soon by early November.


Maria Béarre-Bóynne is an English and performing arts instructor at Roseland University Prep. She has a passion for exploring the development of voice, storytelling, poetry as vehicles for self-expression, healing, and social justice.


Henryetta R. Felton ( Selajah’s parent) Is a mother and wife residing in Windsor ca. She is also a site council member for Brooks Elementary.

Selajah Monae Scott ( Henryetta’s daughter ) is 11 years old and attends Brooks Elementary in Windsor.

Kelly Lister is a mom of two young children and a resident of Windsor, where she grew up. For close to twenty years, Kelly has held teaching and leadership roles in Rincon Valley from Kindergarten through middle school. This year, Kelly is supporting students with reading, students and families who are struggling with distance learning, and students who are English Learners. She is also homeschooling her daughter, training a new puppy, and learning Spanish.

Rachel Lumberg ( Remy’s parent) I work as a Behavior Specialist for the past 20 years in public education. I am a parent of a High School student who attended RVUSD. I am big supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement and I am fierce advocate of Racial Equality.

Remy Lumberg Rachel’s son)is a very articulate and caring high school student who is interested and knowledgeable about issues like identity and race. He has some strong feelings about the BLM movement.

Jeremiah Price is a Moderate/Severe Special Education Preschool Teacher. He has worked with individuals with disabilities for 25 years ranging in age from early childhood through adulthood. In addition to his teaching credentials, Jeremiah holds a BA in Sociology and an MA/MFA in Writing in Consciousness.

Charlotte Keane ( Robyn’s Parent)

Robyn Parianos (they/them Charlotte’s daughter) is a junior at Santa Rosa High School. They are passionate about participating in LGBTQ+ community and enjoy conversation around transgender issues. Robyn enjoys skateboarding and theater.

Check back soon for our

panel video on the book

Red: A Crayon Story

Our diverse community panel discusses the deeper themes of Red in this video.

Check it out!

Community Panel Book Discussion Videos: Fall 2020

We gathered together members of our community to discuss these texts in a facilitated session. These panel discussions will be posted once recorded. Coming soon by early November.

Dreamers Panel

FACILITATOR: Dr. Aja LaDuke SSU School of Education


COMMUNITY Ariana Aparicio Research Assist., Immigration Initiative at Harvard

COMMUNITY Stephanie Kramer, Rabbi Shomrei Torah

COMMUNITY Yatziry Galvan, Outreach Coordinator of La Luz:

EDUCATION Brooklynn Clark, Principal Sequoia Elementary

EDUCATION Cathy Hatcher RVEF Enrichment Coordinator

PARENT/CHILD Kathy DeWeese, Zoe 6th & Lucy 4th

PARENT/CHILD Tiffany Bronzan & Olivia 7th

This Book Is Anti-Racist Panel:

Facilitated by Dr. Anthony King from Sonoma County Office of Education, this group met to discuss not only the text itself, but also the larger themes it presented.

Dafne Cruz Rodriguez, Senior at Windsor High School

Ana Sanchez, student at Roseland Collegiate Prep , member of Sonoma County’s Community Action Partnership YCEP team and Brown Beret of the Sonoma County Autonomous Brown Berets

Jason Carter, Violence Prevention Manager, City of Santa Rosa

Heather Garcia-Rossi , Teacher on Special Assignment Santa Rosa City Schools

Jessica Brandenburg, Humanities Teacher Piner-Olivet Charter School

Brulene Zanutto, Brulene Zanutto, Coordinator Early Literacy and School Readiness, Sonoma County Office of Education

Brenda Peterson, parent and IT/CTE Coordinator at Pathways Charter School


How can I learn more? What other Community resources exist?