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WITCC Challenges Stereotypes with a Human Library

Posted on: September 12, 2019

Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) Human Library event for students will be held on October 9 in the Rocklin Conference Center from 10:30-1:30 pm at WITCC Sioux City Campus, 4647 Stone Ave.

It is a library of human beings, individuals, that each represent a group in the community that are somehow exposed to stigma, prejudice and/or discrimination.  The Human Library ™ aims to establish a safe conversational space, where difficult questions are expected, appreciated and hopefully answered by the Human Book on loan. It was developed to challenge societal prejudices wherever and for whatever reasons they occur, and to help people form a better understanding of those with whom they share their communities. 

Conversations are offered for a duration of thirty minutes and this is not a storytelling session, but rather an experience sharing with built-in Q&A. The outcome of the session and direction of the talk is dependent on what the reader/s asks about. And it is the privilege of both parties, that they can end the conversation at any point they may wish.

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information about this event contact Teresa McElroy, LISW at 712-274-8733 ext. 1293 or teresa.mcelroy@witcc.edu. Information about The Human Library™ is available online at humanlibrary.org.

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