One reader asked me if I’d rather be white, because of all the adversities that black people face. I wanted to say, ‘hell no’, but I didn’t!
“As I cried for social justice, I found the issues of intolerance and conflict to be something that desperately needs to be worked on.”
With support from Z Zurich Foundation an external study to investigate the impact of the Human Library is now underway.
The Human Library celebrates its 20th birthday. The library has gone from an event at a music festival to a worldwide movement for learning about diversity.
“The first time they experience it and their face lights up, you can just tell they are so excited about the possibilities with this library.”
“This is what the planet needs right now to get past our predispositions for war and violence and get to a place of diplomacy and care towards one another.”
“I saw tears dropping from her eyes as I spoke about the violence and insecurity I faced as a child and how my parents worked hard to pull my family out of that environment”
The Human Library is taking the conversations online with public and corporate events. Masco first company to host Human Library online.
The Human Library Organization has accepted an invitation to publish our books at the Danish Parliament as part of Constitution Day celebrations.
The Human Library and the World Bank are joining forces on the international day of Diversity, Dialogue and Development