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Jazz & Friends Book Readings and Discussions
Jazz & Friends Book Readings and Discussions

There will be a "Jazz & Friends" Book Readings and Discussion hosted at Gladwyne Elementary School on Wednesday, February 26 with a dinner portion beginning at 6:00 p.m. followed by the book reading from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Join the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation's Welcoming Schools' initiative and the National Education Association (NEA) to show your support for transgender and non-binary youth by attending the Jazz & Friends reading.

WHO: Educators, families, allies, community members - all are welcome (adults and children)!

WHAT: Jazz & Friends book readings bring together thousands of people in schools and communities in support of transgender and non-binary youth.

WHERE: Gladwyne Elementary School (auditorium, cafeteria, music and art rooms)

WHEN: Wednesday, February 26 at 6:00 p.m.

Book Descriptions:

  • I am Jazz - The story of a young transgender girl based on the real-life experiences of Jazz Jennings.
  • Julian is a Mermaid - A celebration of individuality and the power of being seen and affirmed.
  • They She He Me: Free to Be! - An exploration of pronouns and gender fluidity with diverse illustrations.
  • Jacob's Room to Choose - When two students struggle with using the restroom, their class makes new rules so that everyone can use the bathroom without fear.
  • Red: A Crayon's Story - A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis. This story is about being true to your inner-self and following your own path despite obstacles.

Questions? Contact WilsonD@lmsd.org.

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