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Social Justice Book Group (Hybrid) for Grades 5-8: Be the Change You Want to See

February 9 @ 7:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: YMCA

Our Social Justice Book Group is reading A Galaxy of Sea Stars by Jeanne Zulick Ferruolo this month. Tweens and teens in grades 5-8, join us to discuss the book, make some new friends, and brainstorm ways that you can make real, positive changes in your communityAll are welcome. Leaders from LiveGirl, S.T.A.R, and New Canaan Library will be on hand to guide the discussion and to help you transform ideas into actions.    

Register hereThis program is hybrid (simultaneously on Zoom and in person). Please let us know whether you will participate in person at the New Canaan YMCA (We’ll serve pizza!) or online over Zoom. 

This program is in partnership with LiveGirl, S.T.A.R, and New Canaan Library. This month, we will meet in the New Canaan YMCA’s Wagner Room (564 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT). 

Founded in 2014, LiveGirl, Inc. is a Connecticut-based nonprofit organization that builds confident, inclusive leaders. Our mission is to prepare the next generation of diverse, brave female leaders with the skills, community, and connections so that ALL girls may thrive and make a positive impact on the world.



Stand Together Against Racism (S.T.A.R) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to is to equip residents of New Canaan, CT and neighboring communities with tools and resources to understand systemic racism—including its history, root causes and the structures that perpetuate it— and to proactively advocate for racial equity and bias elimination. We believe that by working together, we can drive transformative and sustainable social change in our community and beyond.


This program is only intended for youth in grades 5-8.


February 9
7:15 pm - 8:00 pm
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