Welcoming Library is a Lifeline

The Lifelines: Books That Bridge the Divide Podcast featured the Welcoming Library and highlighted immigration children’s literature in Episode 7.

Look for the episode on author Ann Braden’s site, Stitcher, or iTunes.

Podcasters and authors Saadia Faruqi and Ann Braden believe:

  • That there is diversity all around us, and we all benefit when we open our minds to see it.
  • That everyone has the right to feel seen and heard.
  • That the voices of minority groups – racial, religious and socioeconomical must be amplified at all costs
  • That we need all voices at the table.
  • That books with diverse characters and settings can teach readers a lot of about the world as well as about themselves.
  • That fiction has the power to change the universe.