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#collectiveResistance: Indiana Youth Group

June 28, 2019

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The 19th annual Indiana Youth Group (IYG) Art Auction will be held on Saturday, August 17, from 5 – 8:00 pm on the Ohana Floor of Salesforce Tower in Indianapolis, IN. This will be a night to celebrate art and the work IYG does for the LGBTQ+ youth of Indiana – and what better place […]

#CollectiveResistance: Kidlit for Christchurch

March 25, 2019

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Here’s the youth literature community doing what it does best: #collectiveresistance. In this instance, the community is coming together to provide immediate support for the Muslim community in Christchurch, New Zealand. I did not work to organize this event, but I want to do what I can to support this fund raising effort and I […]

#collectiveResistance: Book Drive for Immigration Detainees at the Yuba County Jail

December 6, 2018

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My dear friend, Nathalie Mvondo, is part of a collective in northern California that is collecting books to take to people who have been detained at the Yuba City County Jail for reasons related to immigration. They are looking to collect about 50 books in English or Spanish, and a few in Mandarin. All books […]

collectiveResistance: We Need Diverse Books

October 29, 2018

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We Need Diverse Books’ (WNDB) Fall Fundraiser is undeway! The goal is to collect $50.00 for the WNDB in the Classroom program, which provides free diverse books to low-income schools. Since 2014 they’ve donated nearly 12,000 books across 32 states, and with your help they’ll be able to give thousands more. WNDB is offering swag for your donations, […]

collectiveResistance: BlackLivesMatter At School

October 19, 2018

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Educators, plan now to be part of the second Black LivesMatter at School week to be held 4-8 February 2019. Community members, parents, caregivers, community leaders and nurturers of children, plan  to support our educators during the second BlackLivesMatter at School week. Black Lives Matter At School is a national committee educators organizing for racial justice […]

collectiveResistance: More in Common

October 17, 2018

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Rodney (Black; my son) and Keith (White; my other son) have been friends since college. They have more in common than that’s different and they know that because they’ve taken the time to get to know each other. They believe we can all discover that we have more in common if we’re simply brave enough […]