Programs

Equity in Children’s Literature: Building Cultural Competency in Today’s Publishing Industry 2019

June 14 - 16, 2019

Overview

Begin the hard work needed to learn about and fight for representation of culture differences in children’s books and our world.

Building cultural competency is an important first step in expanding the diversity of books and readers. An ally in the fight for cultural representation in children’s books must understand the complexities of cultural competency to foster racial equity in communities, classrooms, and on the bookshelf. Writers in particular must gain tools in cultural competency before writing outside their own experiences.

Faculty

Edith Campbell

Edith Campbell is an assistant Education Librarian in the Cunningham Memorial Library at Indiana State University. Edith currently serves as…
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All-Inclusive Event Cost: $799.00

All-inclusive means we provide transportation to and from the airport, lodging and all meals.

workshop information

Begins at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 14, with an optional tour of Highlights magazine and Boyds Mill Press, and ends on Sunday, June 16, with lunch.

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