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New York City Human Library/Call for Participants
Start Date: 1/24/2021Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 1/24/2021End Time: 4:00 PM
Event Description:

Lehman College's Leonard Lief Library is partnering with the New York City Human Library [https://www.humanlibrarynyc.org/] for an online Human Library event:

  • Sunday, January 24, 2021
  • 2:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Zoom

 

What is the Human Library?
The Human Library is an organization that began in Denmark in 2000 and now has chapters [called Depots] all over the world.  In a Human Library, real people are “Books” on loan to Readers, giving Readers the opportunity to listen to their stories first-hand. 

Human Library NYC public events break down social barriers by providing a safe platform for individuals to challenge their own stereotypes and prejudices.

If you would like to register to be a 
Book or a Reader - please fill out this Interest Form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdM9RHKvp8BU6R8E_WGKXcLw1I5FxZGnZGlzCBiqReFUtJwLA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR1feSuLB1sQwMJZlbXden3fjHrtVor2jJ0A0t5-8RwgPV_t63URt0t9zAs

 

What is a Book in the Human Library?

Book is a volunteer who represents a stigmatized group, willing to share their story, and help challenge what is being shared and understood about their topic.

What is a Reader?

Reader is curious about the Book, can ask questions of the Book, and is respectful of the Book they are reading.

Your Story is Important.

Location Information:
ONLINE
Audience:
  • Alumni
  • Community
  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students
  • Outside Organization
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Virtual Community
  • Event Type:
  • Information Session
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