How can we examine our own unconscious biases as an important step in understanding the roots of stereotypes and prejudice in our society? How can our individual actions transform our collective impact on the diversity we value?
Continue the conversation about race, class, and democracy inspired by the 2016 summer selection for One Book, One Oak Park.
Returning from July's original panel discussion are author, George Bailey, journalist, teacher, and filmmaker, Stan West, and principal and co-founder of the Village Leadership Academy, Nakisha Hobbs.
For caregivers with young children. Toys and books will be provided for babies and toddlers while grown-ups participate in a library-led book discussion about Between the World and Me, a National Book Award-winning title, in which Ta-Nehisi Coates takes on American history and ideals to explore the most intimate concerns of a father for his son. He offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation's history and current crises.
You are invited to join your neighbors, friends, and to video chat with author Joshua Foer as we celebrate connections weve all made. Lets talk about our first communitys reading experience, play memory games, and enjoy brain-boosting foods.