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Thursday, February 20 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Human Library

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The Human Library is learning platform, where personal dialogs have been challenging stigma and stereotypes.The Human Library creates a safe space for dialog where topics are discussed openly between our human books and the people who come to connect and participate in open, honest dialogue. These people have "experienced prejudice, social exclusion or stigma," and participants can ask them questions so as to "learn about the other person and also challenge their own prejudices.
There will be 10 speakers 'Human Books' sharing their stories with a group and then engaging in dialogue, connecting and coming together. Each session with see up to 10 people spend time with 1 Human Book, and delving into their experiences, challenging preconceived notions, and stigmas. It brings about deep thought, engagement and empathy

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Thursday February 20, 2020 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Glen 201/202 Calgary Telus Convention Centre