Family Resources

Explore big topics and events together as a family! NYCCT’s family resource pages are curated lists of websites, videos, books, articles, and more designed to help you navigate big conversations with your family. You can read about how to talk about a topic with your young one(s), find children’s books that delve deeper into the topic, videos designed for young people from trusted sources, and more.
Family Resources | Juneteenth

Family Resources | Juneteenth

Juneteeth takes place annually on June 19th to commemorate June 19, 1865, when federal orders read in Galveston, Texas stated that all previously enslaved people in Texas were free. This was an important day in history and the fight to end American slavery.

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Celebrate Pride

Celebrate Pride

NYCCT is excited to celebrate PRIDE with you and your little one throughout the month of June!

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Start the Conversation | Anti-Asian Racism

Start the Conversation | Anti-Asian Racism

When talking about racism, many young people are introduced to the concept as being defined as specific hateful words, or simply as “treating someone different based on the color of their skin”. The purpose of this video is to introduce the vessel through which racism moves to affect those in the AAPI community and highlight the differences of lived experience of AAPI folks and white folks.

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Start the Conversation | Immigration

Start the Conversation | Immigration

With increased media attention surrounding immigration, family separations, and asylum seekers, your young ones may have questions regarding this complex topic. So let’s start this conversation now and help provide your young one with an empathic and social-emotional based understanding of an immigrant experience through story and theatre!

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Start the Conversation | Civic Duty

Start the Conversation | Civic Duty

The Presidential election is around the corner and all over the news. Talking to our young people about government, politics and civic duty is a big conversation, so let’s start now.

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NYCCT Thanks Essential Workers

NYCCT Thanks Essential Workers

As our thank you for all that you do, NYCCT would like to offer Essential Workers free admission to our upcoming shows and storytime classes!

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Family Resources | COVID-19

Family Resources | COVID-19

NYCCT knows many parents are looking for activities and learning resources to use with their little ones at home. We’re rounding up the best activities, resources and more we come across and keeping you up to date here!

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