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I Am Jazz School and Community Reading

On February 28th educators and allies across Canada will stand in solidarity with transgender students by hosting the 2nd annual school and community readings of the children's book I Am Jazz. The book was written by transgender teen trailblazer Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel. The book offers Jazz's account of what it's like to be a transgender youth. 

I Am Jazz is used by Durham District School Board schools and families to help young children understand transgender youth and adults. This event is intended to foster safe and welcoming schools and communities for young people.

Join a nation-wide community reading to support transgender youth

Event:                   I Am Jazz Community Reading                   

Date:                     February 28, 2019                           

Time:                    1:00 pm – 2:00 pm                         

Location:             Durham District School Board,  Education Centre,  400 Taunton Road East, Whitby, ON       

Audience:            45 Early Years students from kindergarten to Grade 2