For Immediate Release
Library Awarded Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation  Grant
Fredericksburg, Virginia, August 26, 2019 - Central Rappahannock Regional Library (CRRL) has been awarded a  Great Stories Club - Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (GSC-TRHT) grant from the American Library Association (ALA). This is the third GSC-TRHT grant CRRL has received from ALA.
The Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation series will feature books that explore questions of race, equity, identity, and history, and support racial healing sessions with participating libraries, their community partners, and their teen readers.  Wini Ashooh, Teen Librarian at CRRL's Porter Branch, will work with a small group of teens at the  Rappahannock Juvenile Center to read and discuss a selection of books related to the theme  Growing Up Brave on the Margins, and will lead at least one interactive racial healing session for participants.
Sean Bonney
Community Engagement Manager

For more information, contact Director Martha Hutzel,, 540-372-1144 x7003.

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