FCBF Event Navigation
The Power of Speaking Up: The Writing of and Reaction to Speak
October 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
In a world where hateful rhetoric and deceit have become the norm, finding your voice, summoning your courage, and speaking your truth is more critical than ever. Highlighting themes from her award-winning novel Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson explores the profound power of words, the importance of art and literature in the healing process, and the life-changing grace of speaking up for oneself.