11. Approaching Anti-Racism with Kids - The FOLD

11. Approaching Anti-Racism with Kids

Educator Workshop

Session Description

Approaching Anti-Racism with Kids with Leonarda Carranza

In this workshop designed especially for elementary educators, Leonarda Carranza uses her new picture book, Abuelita and Me, to explore how educators can discuss social issues like racism productively in their classroom.

For Educators

Registration

This session and all 2022 FOLD Kids Book Fest virtual sessions will be made available on-demand until December 12 with a virtual pass. Educators who register with a board pass code will continue to have access into the New Year.

Virtual passes are $20 and allow attendees to access our Virtual Clubhouse where you can connect with exhibitors, chat with authors and attendees. You can also compete on the leaderboard and participate in our virtual scavenger hunt for the chance to win prizes.

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If the cost of the virtual pass is prohibitive, check out our Patron Pass program.

Featured Speaker(s)

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Leonarda Carranza
Bio
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Leonarda Carranza

Leonarda Carranza was born in El Salvador. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Justice Education from the University of Toronto. is the author of the picture book, Abuelita & Me, and one of the editors of the anthology, Tongues: On Longing and Belonging Through Language. She currently lives in Brampton, Ontario, part of the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit.

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