Professional development workshop with children’s book, author, illustrator, publisher and Pura Belpre award winner Maya Gonzalez will provide an in depth look at her inclusive, nonwestern, nature-based framework of gender for kids. Maya will share her resources, books and philosophical frames for littles. Specifics covered will include pronouns and language use, first voice and LGBTQ statistics in the children’s book industry, vetting LGBTQ books for social justice, developing critical awareness, creating curriculum and more. Materials will be available to keep the perspectives alive and pursue further study.
Space is limited. Please RSVP for this event by emailing [email protected]