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Human Library Day 2014

Start Date: 4/15/2014
End Date: 4/15/2014
Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 1:00 pm
Recurring: No
Place: Tarrant County College, Trinity River Campus, Riverfront Café
Address: 300 Trinty Campus Circle
City: Fort Worth
Additional Details: The Human Library is an innovative method designed to promote dialogue, reduce prejudices and encourage understanding. Visitors to a Human Library are given the opportunity to speak informally with “people on loan”; this latter group being extremely varied in age, sex and cultural background. How does it work? On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, from 11am until 1pm, the Riverfront Cafe’ becomes the Human Library! People willing to share their stories of discrimination or marginalization sign up to be BOOKS. (The first 20 BOOKS will receive a free event T-Shirt!) People who want to hear those stories and learn about other people become READERS by CHECKING OUT a BOOK. READERS may ask BOOKS anything they like, but they may not challenge or threaten the BOOK in any way or risk having borrowing privileges revoked. The Human Library enables groups to break stereotypes by challenging the most common prejudices in a positive and humorous manner. To apply to be a book, or for more information, stop by the library or go to http://libguides.tccd.edu/humanlibrary. This free event is open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public.
Contact Name: Danelle Toups
Contact Email: danelle.toups@tccd.edu
Contact Phone: 817-515-1222
Web Address: http://calendar.tccd.edu/EventList.aspx?fromdate=4/13/2014&todate=4/19/2014&display=Week&type=public&eventidn=7863&view=EventDetails&information_id=17847

Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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