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Let’s Talk Antiracism

October 1, 2020
2:30 pm


Vermont Humanities Digital Channels
Jason Broughton and Laura Jiménez
Please note: this free event will be held on Zoom and hosted by the Vermont Library Association. Pre-registration is required. Register for this free event.

Join Latinx scholar Dr. Laura Jiménez and Vermont State Librarian Jason Broughton on Zoom as they examine ways to lead effective discussions centered on diversity and antiracism.

They’ll use our Vermont Reads 2020 choice, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, as a catalyst for the conversation. The free event is co-sponsored by the Vermont Library Association. Space is limited, so please sign up soon!

We’ll record the discussion and make it available on our website for those who are unable to attend the live session.

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This video clip is from a workshop Dr. Laura Jiménez led in February 2020 to support Vermont Reads 2020: “The Hate U Give” community project organizers.

About Laura Jiménez

Laura Jiménez is Department Chair for Language & Literacy Education at Boston University. She studies literature and literacy through a social justice lens, and focuses on the ways teachers understand the systems of inequity and privilege at play in education, and their own roles within those systems.

 

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