I entered the Human Library with very few expectations. The premise of the night, as I understood it, was to provide student clinicians a safe space to interact with those who fall under social prejudices or stereotypes. Books were swapped out for community members who volunteered their life stories to be “read” by those in attendance.
Canada’s first ‘Hearts & Minds Living Library’ goes to Toronto elementary schools
For the preparation, we are printing some library cards. Our creative team has shared a couple of colour schemes with us. And the internal jury is still out!
The Olive Tree Foundation announces grant for the Hearts and Minds – Interfaith Living Library (HAMILL 2017)
Today, peace requires ever more active investments, enlightened leadership, powerful educational values, extensive research in social innovation and a progressive media world.
We do not agree on everything and this is completely fine, but by knowing what the person in front of you actually thinks, it becomes easier to respect them and avoid any type of hateful behaviour.
Are you a student who wants to work on issues important to your community?
A Libary where you get to be a reader and your favorite folks can be the book! You borrow them for 25 minutes, and then return after a conversation!