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Behind The Story: Author Talk with Tiffany Jewell

A CCPL Virtual Author Speaker Series Program

2024-06-20 14:00:00 2024-06-20 15:00:00 America/New_York Behind The Story: Author Talk with Tiffany Jewell Virtual -

Thursday, June 20
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-20 14:00:00 2024-06-20 15:00:00 America/New_York Behind The Story: Author Talk with Tiffany Jewell Join us for an afternoon with Tiffany Jewell, educator and author of "This Book is Anti-Racist" and "Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School," to discuss systemic racism in schools. Virtual -

Join us for an afternoon with Tiffany Jewell, educator and author of "This Book is Anti-Racist" and "Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School," to discuss systemic racism in schools.

Join us as #1 New York Times bestselling author Tiffany Jewell highlights the inequities Black and Brown students face from preschool through college as she presents lessons and knowledge from her new book Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School

From preschool to higher education and everything in between, Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School focuses on the experiences Black and Brown students face as a direct result of the racism built into schools across the United States.

The overarching nonfiction narrative follows author Tiffany Jewell from early elementary school through her time at college, unpacking the history of systemic racism in the American educational system along the way. Throughout the book, other writers of the global majority share a wide variety of personal narratives and stories based on their own school experiences.

Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School provides young folks with the context to think critically about and chart their own course through their current schooling—and any future schooling they may pursue. A true “don’t want to miss” event–so register now! 

 

About the Author: Tiffany Jewell is a Black biracial writer, twin sister, first-generation American, cisgender mama, anti-bias antiracist (ABAR) educator, and consultant. She is the author of the #1 New York Times and #1 Indie Bestseller, This Book Is Anti-Racist, a book for young folks and everyone to wake up, take action, and do the work of becoming antiracist as well as The Antiracist Kid: A Book About Identity, Justice, and Activism and the recently released Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School (2024).

Tiffany has been working with children and families for nearly two decades and has worked as a Montessori educator for fifteen years. She enjoys exploring social justice with young folks, especially the history of racism and resistance, economic justice, and socially and personally constructed identities. Tiffany enjoys working with educators and supporting them building strong, authentic communities in which every child can be seen and valued. She is the co-founder, alongside Britt Hawthorne, of ABARatSchool, an organization that strives to support educators and caregivers in their anti-bias anti-racist journeys. She also served as the president of the founding board of the national organization Montessori for Social Justice- seeing it through to completing nonprofit status and creating a strong mission to support and amplify Montessorian of the Global Majority across the country. Tiffany lives on the homeland of the Pocumtuc and the Nipmuck with her two young storytellers, husband, and a turtle she’s had since she was nine years old. 


The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Charles County Public Library.

Charles County Public Library events are accessible for all. If you have an accessibility request, please contact programs@ccplonline.org three business days prior to the event.

Virtual


Hours
Mon, Jun 10 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 Closed

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Upcoming events

Wed, Jun 19, 9:00am - 8:00pm
All CCPL locations closed in observance of Juneteenth.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for an afternoon with Tiffany Jewell, educator and author of "This Book is Anti-Racist" and "Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School," to discuss systemic racism in schools.
Register

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come to our Spanish Virtual Conversational Club and make new amigos as you learn new vocabulary and practice speaking the language. Basic Spanish vocabulary is required. íTe esperamos!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for an afternoon with Kate DiCamillo, author of "Because of Winn-Dixie" and "The Tale of Despereaux," to discuss the creation of her lovable pig character, "Mercy Watson!"
Register

Sat, Jul 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us for our Virtual Dungeons and Dragons Homebrew sessions! From the comfort of your home, you can become a grand adventurer with a story tailored specifically for you!