On December 7th, educators and allies across the country will stand in solidarity with transgender students by hosting school and community readings of I Am Jazz, a children's book by transgender teen and trailblazer Jazz Jennings.
I Am Jazz, is intended to foster safe and welcoming schools and communities for young people.
Event: I am Jazz School and Community Reading
Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Education Centre, 400 Taunton Rd. E., Whitby
Audience: 50 students
Preferred Media Time: 10:30 a.m.
I Am Jazz, written by Human Rights Campaign Foundation Youth Ambassador Jazz Jennings, and author Jessica Herthel, is a first-person account being transgender. Jennings was one of the first transgender children to talk openly about her identity and the challenges she has faced as a transgender youth. This groundbreaking book is used by DDSB schools and families to help young children understand transgender youth and adults.