The Black Liberation Reading List for Teens: A Pathway to Enhance Student Engagement

Open to: All Teachers
Opportunity at a Glance: Join us for a conversation with Shauntee Burns-Simpson, The New York Public Library’s Associate Director for School Support and Outreach.  During this session participants will explore how to use the library’s Black Liberation for Teens Reading List, as well as free, ready to implement, text-based resources to enhance our efforts at building a more inclusive classroom.   Specific attention will be given to fostering a love of reading, particularly amongst at-risk teens.

Ms. Shauntee Burn-Simpson is the current President of the Black Caucus of The American Library Association and chairs the Association’s Office of Diversity, Literacy, & Outreach Services Committee on Diversity.

Key dates:  Thursday December 16th from 4:30p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Location: This event is via Zoom
Registration deadline: 12/16/2021
Take action: Register here. This is a free opportunity.
For more information: Adam Kinory,