Breaking the Silence: Acknowledging the Truth and Empowering Diverse Community Voices
Dr. Jenny Kay Dupuis, Educator, Writer, and ResearcherMain Room
Dr. Jenny Kay Dupuis shares her journey behind what inspired and motivated her to break the silence and create the bestselling children’s book, I Am Not a Number. Sharing her reflections on working with family, community, and the literary world, she tells stories with considerations for responsibilities, ethics, and protocols. She will share her knowledge of the power of teaching, telling, and hearing difficult stories, including ones that focus on the realities of diversity, human rights, and social justice issues through diverse literature such as I Am Not a Number, in classrooms, libraries, and community spaces.