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Freedom to Learn: Banned Book Read-A-Thon – Community Wellness Institute

May 3, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm UTC+0

Event Type: Virtual

Day of Event Contact: Loraine Palmer-Snead – gpalmer@adler.edu

Books are under attack in the U.S., especially those written by BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ authors. The Community Wellness Institute (CWI) and The Village stand alongside the African American Policy Forum to push back against banning books and the exclusion, racism, sexism, and censorship that undergirds banning books.

Agenda

Introductions

Session I – Dr. Geraldine Palmer

Read an excerpt from a banned book and discuss

Session II – Loraine Snead M.Ed

Read an excerpt from a banned book and discuss

Session III – Dr. Jacqueline Samuel

Read an excerpt from a banned book and discuss