Easton Library Celebrates Diverse Voices

Library Director Lynn Zaffino — Photo by Richard Falco

The Easton Public Library is celebrating diversity with an ongoing exhibit featuring lawn signs that highlight the voices of famous leaders.

The exhibit, titled “Voices of Diversity,” features a series of 60 signs on Continue reading “Easton Library Celebrates Diverse Voices”

Workshops Probe Diversity Issues

The British philosophical writer James Allen stated poetically: 

“Mind is the Master Power that moulds and makes, And Man is Mind, and evermore he takes, the tool of thought, and shaping what he wills, brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills: He thinks in secret, and it Continue reading “Workshops Probe Diversity Issues”

The Why of DEI

While the formation of the DEI Task Force is relatively new, the district’s belief in the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion are embedded in the enduring goals and aspirations and in the mission statements of SSES and HKMS. Recognizing and celebrating the individual characteristics Continue reading “The Why of DEI”

How We Can Change Our Curriculum

“When day comes we step out of the shade,
aflame and unafraid
The new dawn blooms as we free it
For there is always light,
if only we’re brave enough to see it
If only we’re brave enough to be it.”

— Amanda Gorman, Inaugural Youth Poet Laureate

There have always been two starkly different Continue reading “How We Can Change Our Curriculum”

Easton Public Library Hosts Voices of Diversity Exhibit

The Easton Public Library, in collaboration with the Easton Diversity & Inclusion Task Force (EDIT), will present an inspirational lawn sign exhibit, featuring select quotations from some of the world’s most valued diverse voices. The signs will be exhibited on the Library’s front Continue reading “Easton Public Library Hosts Voices of Diversity Exhibit”

This Week at the Library

The Library is pleased to announce that a $100 donation pledge has been made by the Fayek family to “provide books for children of all ages so they can explore diversity and grow their empathy for people who are different than themselves,” according to Lara Fayek.

The Library Continue reading “This Week at the Library”