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Summer Reading: Our Voices Matter (Virtual)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wednesday, July 21, 2021


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Guest artist Zahirah Nur Truth of ZNT Arts will facilitate a workshop on Social Justice for tweens and teens that honors the many facets of identity. Using creative expression as a tool, we'll affirm that young voices matter regarding injustice in our communities and the world around us. We will use portrait, text and comic references to create our own coloring pages, speaking to our current lived experiences because “Our Voices Matter”.  

Supply List:

  • White Copy Paper
  • Black Sharpie or Black Marker in various sizes
  • Colored Pencils or Markers
  • Tape Clear Tape
  • Pencil/Eraser
  • Scissors
  • A picture of yourself like a “selfie” that you don’t mind drawing on
  • Magazine cutting of a character or image that you like
  • Any source images that you might want to bring that you don’t mind cutting or drawing on

Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. 

This program is free and open to the public and is not recorded. If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others.

Funding for Summer Reading has been generously provided by the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Cambridge Public Library and Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. 

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