Op-eds

Libraries Working To Bridge The Cultural Divide

The Huffington PostStarr LaTronica
President, Association for Library Service to Children

April 30, 2014

Unfortunately too often children in the United States are not exposed to print or digital materials that reflect themselves or their culture. This can have harmful effects on a child, as such an absence impacts self-esteem. Similarly damaging is a child's lack of exposure to other cultures, which fuels intolerance and cultural invisibility.

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