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

April 14, 2022 @ 7:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Children’s Program Room

Our Social Justice Book Group is reading Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams 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 here.  This program is hybrid (simultaneously on Zoom and in person). Please let us know whether you will participate in person at the Library or online over Zoom. 

This program is in partnership with LiveGirl, S.T.A.R, and New Canaan Library.

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 entering grades 5-8. Adults and children over 2 are strongly encouraged to wear masks for the duration of the program.


April 14, 2022
7:15 pm - 8:00 pm
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Children’s Program Room
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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