Dorothy Height was a leader in addressing the rights of both women and African Americans as the president of the National Council of Negro Women. One of Height's major accomplishments was at the YWCA USA where she directed the integration of all of its centers in 1946 and established its Center for Racial Justice in 1965. Join our interactive, insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects.
Lancaster Public Library is a proud co-host of the Dorothy Height Book Club
To keep everyone safe…the Book Club will be going virtual – via Zoom:
Topic: YWCA Lancaster Dorothy Height Book Club
Time: August 20, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
The Dorothy Height Book Club will host virtual sessions on the 3rd Thursday of every month.
Our next session is set for August 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Our next book is Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.
We will also be joined by Alex Domingos, ACLU-PA Organizer for Smart Justice.
A powerful true story about the Equal Justice Initiative, the people we represent, and the importance of confronting injustice, Just Mercy is a bestselling book by Bryan Stevenson that has been adapted into a feature film.
Plus…for additional discussion is this interview with Bryan Stevenson about The Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new museum and memorial created by the Equal Justice Initiative.