The Banning Of Books at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Morristown
Monday, February 20, 2023 – 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Showing and discussing the movie “The Death & Life of Marsha P Johnson” in recognition of Black History Month.
Discuss the recent book bans—their impact, and what we can do to give students access to books with LGBTQ+ themes. We’ll also be viewing & discussing a presentation by Martha Hickson, a school librarian who has been at the forefront of the battle to keep books available. Martha Hickson has been a high school librarian since 2005. Her work has been featured in School Library Journal, Booklist, KnowledgeQuest, the American Library Association Intellectual Freedom Blog, NJEA Review, and School Librarian’s Workshop. She has received multiple national awards.
The meetings are open to all, and no admission is charged, though they do accept donations to cover expenses.