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Latinx Voices in Rochester: Exploring Education and Empowerment with Let Our Children Soar!

Latinx Voices in Rochester: Exploring Education and Empowerment with Let Our Children Soar! In-Person

A Reading & Discussion series facilitated by Mario Castillo, Local History & Genealogy Division.

JOIN US for a reading and discussion series featuring Let Our Children Soar!, the remarkable book by Dr. Bolgen Vargas, former superintendent of the Rochester City School District.

Dr. Vargas shares his journey from the rural Dominican Republic to the halls of Rochester’s public schools, offering a unique perspective on educational reform and the power of resilience in the Latinx community. Whether you're an educator, parent, student, or simply someone passionate about learning and growth, Let Our Children Soar! offers valuable lessons for us all.

Join us in exploring Dr. Bolgen Vargas's inspiring story and the critical themes that shape public education in Rochester today.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for this FREE program series. Registration is open through April 6, 2024.

We will meet Saturdays, 1-2:30 pm, in the Kusler-Cox Auditorium, 3rd floor, Rundel Memorial Building. 
DATES: Apirl 13, April 27, May 11

Books will be available for participants to check out from the Central Library. Participants should plan to attend all three meetings and participate in the discussion. 

Sponsored by the Local History & Genealogy Division. Call (585) 428-8370 or email lochist@libraryweb.org for more information.

Dates & Times:
1:00pm - 2:30pm, Saturday, April 13, 2024
1:00pm - 2:30pm, Saturday, April 27, 2024
1:00pm - 2:30pm, Saturday, May 11, 2024
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Central - Kusler-Cox Auditorium
Central Library
  Book Club/Reading Group     Department - Local History & Genealogy     Hispanic Heritage     Local History  
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