Readings in Diversity Book Club – May 2022: Stolen

Hello Readers! Welcome back! We hope that you have enjoyed reading along with us thus far. For the month of May, we have chosen to read Stolen: A True Story of a Human Trafficking Survivor by Katriina Rosenblatt. In this novel Katriina Rosenblatt shares her experiences of homelessness and of surviving sex trafficking.  Often times Read More

Readings in Diversity Book Club – April 2022 – Songs from the Gorilla Nation

Hello Readers!   Welcome back. For the month of April, we have chosen to read Songs of the Gorilla Nation by Dawn Pince-Hughes.   Initially written in 2004, Prince-Hughes discusses her personal journey and struggles with undiagnosed autism spectrum disorder. For those who are unfamiliar with Autism, it is generally characterized as a developmental disability which impacts Read More

Readings in Diversity: A Book Club

Dear Readers, As part of my work with the GWRC, I have started reading as many books, essays, and poems, as I can to learn about the diverse experiences of the homeless. Our society has built a stereotype that all people experiencing homelessness are drug addicts, alcoholics, or criminals. Because of these stereotypes, we have Read More