"So You Want to Talk About Race" with Council Members Junie Joseph and Mary Young Online
Register below to join us for an online, engaging community book discussion on "So You Want to Talk about Race" by Ijeoma Oluo led by Boulder council members Junie Joseph and Mary Young. All are welcome to join, you can access the many formats of the book in our collections here and the book discussion guide here.
- Friday, Sep 11 2020
- 6:00pm - 7:00pm
- Time Zone:
- Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
- This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Junie Joseph was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and moved to the United States at the age of 14 years old. She has five younger brothers between the ages of 16 to 25. After graduating from high school, Junie went on to earn a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Florida. Additionally, she received a Master’s in Applied Human Rights from the University of York in England. On Council, Junie intends to continue the legacy of her campaign on advocating for socio-economic diversity and political inclusion for all Boulder community members.
Mary Young is the eldest of five, first-generation children of Mexican immigrants, Mary spoke only Spanish when she started grade school in Texas. Forced immersion proved to be the quickest way to learn so she managed to pass first grade, and then some. Mary studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas, El Paso, eventually leading her to start a career in Boulder. She has held positions with various nonprofits including Growing Gardens of Boulder County and Via Mobility Services.
Boulder Public Library and the Boulder Library Foundation are proud to announce the launch of One Book One Boulder: Read, Engage, Grow. This new program aims to bring Boulder together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. One Book One Boulder 2020 programs offer support for community members in learning, reflecting and engaging on the important topic of racial equity in the City of Boulder and beyond.
Generously sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation. All of our online events are an extension of library services; library conduct and policies apply in our online space. Tips on internet safety and privacy.