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Fireside Chat with NYT Bestseller Dashka Slater

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Join us for an evening with award-winning New York Times best-selling author Dashka Slater as she discusses her book Accountable: The True Story of a Racist Social Media Account and the Teenagers Whose Lives It Changed. The book tells the story of racist social media account that upended the lives of teenagers, educators, and other adults in the small neighboring Bay Area city of Albany. We hope you can join us for what is sure to be a thought-provoking talk that begs the question: What does it mean to be held accountable for harm that takes place behind a screen? Award-winning author Dashka Slater has written a must-read book for our era that explores the real-world consequences of online choices. Hosted by Piedmont Education Foundation, in partnership with Piedmont Anti-Racism and Diversity Committee (PADC) and Piedmont Racial Equity Campaign (PREC).

About the Author:

Dashka Slater is the New York Times-bestselling author of The 57 Bus, which won the Stonewall Book Award and was a YALSA nonfiction finalist. Her fiction includes The Book of Fatal Errors, the picture book Escargot, which won the Wanda Gag Book Award; Baby Shoes; The Antlered Ship, which was a Junior Library Guild Selection and received four starred reviews; and Dangerously Ever After. She is also an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in Newsweek, Salon, The New York Times Magazine, and Mother Jones. She lives in California.

Details

Date:
November 13
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://piedmontstore.org/products/accountable-dashka-slater

Organizer

PADC, PREC and PEF
Email
piedmontequity@gmail.com
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