Given the current deeply divisive political environment and the targeting of minority communities, it is important to educate children early on about cultural and religious diversity, and break down entrenched stereotypes.
“Counter Islamophobia Through Stories” provides different access points for teachers and librarians to facilitate a positive representation of Muslims for children, and create a more diverse and inclusive environment.
Meeting Type: Conversation Starter
Interests: Acquisitions, Children’s Literature, Children’s Services, Collection Development, Community Engagement, Diversity, Multicultural Services, Young Adult Services
Type of Library: Academic, Elementary School, High School, Middle School, Public, School/Media Center, Student
Cost: Included with full conference registration.