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.
The Dorothy Height Book Club will host virtual sessions every month.
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
Our next session is set for September 23rd at 6:00 p.m. and we will be discussing the seven episode podcast series La Brega.
About La Brega
La Brega: Stories of the Puerto Rican Experience
A co-production from WNYC Studios and Futuro Studios
A seven-part podcast series that uses narrative storytelling and investigative journalism to reflect and reveal how la brega has defined so many aspects of life in Puerto Rico. Available in English and Spanish.
Created by a team of Puerto Rican journalists, producers, musicians, and artists from the island and diaspora; hosted by On the Media’s Alana Casanova-Burgess.