Civil Rights Movement Spotlighted at Jane Addams Book Awards Ceremony The Civil Rights Movement was at the forefront this year at the 60th annual Jane Addams Children’s Book Awards ceremony, held October 18 in New York City. The awards are given annually to children’s books, praised for their excellence, that also promote peace, social justice, world community, and the equality of the sexes and races.
Jane Addams’s Legacy: An Interview with Author Susan C. Griffith “We have learned as common knowledge that much of the insensibility and hardness of the world is due to the lack of imagination which prevents the realization of the experiences of other people.” ~Jane Addams
Children Live What They LearnOctober 19 2013, 1 pmA Room of One’s Own 315 W Gorham St Madison, WI Use the Jane Addams Peace Association award-winning books in your classroom or living room to help children learn about peace and justice. Join teachers, students and members of the Madison branch of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) in a discussion of the 60th annual JANE ADDAMS award-winning children’s books. Attend the session and win a book in our drawing! For more information call Karen 608 467 2637.