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Raising White Kids: Bringing up Children in a Racially Unjust America : A Virtual Conversation with Dr. Jennifer Harvey

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Join us for a Zoom conversation with award-winning author, educator, and public speaker, Rev. Dr. Jennifer Harvey, as she discusses her book Raising White Kids. Sure to be relevant and thought-provoking, this is an event created to tackle some of today's tough issues.

Des Moines Public Library, West Des Moines Public Library, and Clive Public Library have come together to offer you this special opportunity to learn from our guest online. Additional support provided by the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library and the Friends of Franklin Avenue Library.

Register to reserve your spot and receive your Zoom invitation prior to the event. Signed copies of the book Raising White Kids are available for pre-order from Beaverdale Books with a percentage of sales to benefit Urban Dreams.

Questions for Dr. Harvey may be submitted in advance at:

This program is a presentation. Library staff will monitor the submissions and pass as many questions as possible to Dr. Harvey. Disruptive or disrespectful behavior may result in removal from the program. This program will be recorded. 


Watch the recording of this event on YouTube: Raising White Kids