It is about recognizing that we are imperfect, we make mistakes, we all make judgements and we have unconscious biases.
New diversity quiz to help us unjudge We are often told not to judge a book by its cover, but that is exactly what you need to do with the new diversity quiz from the Human Library. The methodology is simple, look, judge, swipe and reflect. The purpose of the quiz is to help our…
The Human Library is opening a new book depot for New York City. The Brooklyn based depot will welcome readers online on January 24th, 2021.
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”