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Citizens: A Conversation on Race, Identity, & Democracy (August 12 – August 16)

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$136.00

(AFTERNOONS: for ages 14+) Using Claudia Rankine’s book Citizen: An American Lyric, which recounts acts of racism in lyrical prose poems, as a jumping off point, we will engage in discussion and writing around racial, identity, and social justice issues. We will examine the question of what makes a person the “other.” Through open, ongoing dialogue and an arts process students will create original stories of everyday encounters with nuances of racism and identity, to facilitate a healing dialogue. An anthology of student work will be collected at the end of the week to share with friends and family. Students will receive a copy of Citizen on the first day.

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Citizens: A Conversation on Race, Identity, & Democracy (August 12 - August 16)$136

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SummerWrite 2019 • Week 7 • August 12-16

Extended Care Available

Extended care is available if a child must arrive more than 15 minutes before class begins or after it ends. We need to know your extra care needs at least two weeks in advance to be sure we can fill your request.

Morning Extended Care (optional)

7:30am drop-off

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8:00am drop-off

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5:30pm pickup

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Date:
August 12
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$136.00
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Venue

Writers & Books
740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
Phone:
(585) 473-2590
Website:
https://wab.org/

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Event Date(s)
5 Workshops from 1:00p-4:00p Each weekday from August 12nd - August 16th, 2019
Course Code
JY19-N31
If you would like to make a request for any accommodation, please email us at accommodation@wab.org at least 10 days prior to the event or workshop.
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