Webinar – “Reach Out and Read Illinois: The Power of Representation in Early Literacy”
Discover the powerful impact of inclusive literature and the importance of reflecting diversity!
Join Reach Out and Read Illinois for “The Power of Representation in Early Literacy” on Feb. 8 from 12 to 1 p.m. This free webinar will be on Zoom.
Books wield an incredible influence on how children perceive themselves and understand the world.
Join the Reach Out and Read Illinois team and panelists to learn more about the powerful impact of inclusive literature and how reflecting the rich diversity of the families you serve can make a positive difference. The discussion will provide valuable resources for families, pediatricians, early childhood providers, and anyone passionate about fostering inclusivity and understanding through literature!
Brooke Turnock, MD, FAAP, will moderate the panel. Panelists include:
- Monique Jindal, MD, MPH
- Dr. Kristen Kenan, MD, MPH, FAAP
- Children’s librarian Victoria Martinez
- Author and poet Janea Harris
More details are in the Reach Out and Read Illinois newsletter.