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Creating Anti-Racist Storytimes: Activism, Belonging, and Change Workshop

July 1, 2021 @ 11:30 am 1:00 pm

Apply for a seat in this 90-minute workshop.

In this workshop, librarian and literacy activism expert Janet Damon shows you how you can use storytime programs to help facilitate an anti-racist environment in your community. You will learn how to share and discuss stories that help parents and children talk about race, identity, and belonging in age-appropriate ways. You’ll also explore authentic examples of programming and learn ways to begin your own anti-racist and anti-biased storytimes for children and families.

By participating in this workshop, participants will:

  • Learn ways to design and promote anti-racist/anti-biased storytime events
  • Connect activities with stories that help families and children talk about race, identity, and belonging
  • Explore authentic examples of programming and get ideas for beginning their own journey

Presented by :: Janet Damon, Library Services Specialist, Denver Public Schools and the founder of Afros and Books.

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CALL SPONSORED: In order to gain the most impact from learning events sponsored by the CALL grant, we ask that all participants engage fully (attend, participate, discuss and share). If you are unable or not willing to agree to this, please be kind and leave a seat or place for someone else.