Empowerment Through Literacy: A Conversation with Jason Reynolds

Join us for this virtual presentation from Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. He will discuss the importance of empowering young people through literacy, a necessary tool for building empathy and fighting systematic racism. Reynolds’ books include the bestselling nonfiction Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning. A Q & A will follow the presentation. Books may be purchased from BookBar. Geared toward adults, and teens are welcome to attend.

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Institute of Museum and Library Services
Colorado Department of Education, Colorado State Library