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Storytime: Talking About Race

Storytime: Talking About Race Online

Both children and parents/caregivers are invited to this special storytime presented by Michelle Denae and Marissa Tafura of [RE]Rooting Consulting. Michelle and Marissa will read books and demonstrate how they can be used to talk about race. Guidance for parents/caregivers will include how to adapt a book to either deepen discussion or have more accurate conversations about racism.

Saturday, Mar 6 2021
11:00am - 11:30am
Time Zone:
Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
  All ages     Child  
  Storytime     Virtual Program -- Live  
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 99 seats available.

Michelle Denae (she/her) is a local Chicana, mother, and student, who is dedicated to service to her community. As one of the organizers of Families of Color Colorado, she helps facilitate a space where children and their families can share experiences and advocate for each other as a group. Most recently she served on the Police Oversight Task Force for the City of Boulder, working alongside community members and the department to build accountability and equity for officers and civilians in kind. In her free time, she is on her bike, camping with her boys, or working on their first children’s book.

Marissa Tafura (she/her) is a White anti-racist educator and activist. She is co-founder of Boulder’s Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) chapter and SURJ Families of Boulder County, organizations focused on engaging White people in a multracial movement for change. Marissa has been exploring issues of culture, race, and power with students at the University of Colorado for more than a decade. She is known as a facilitator skilled in supporting other White people in accountability and action for social change.  

Generously sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation.

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