Know Your Rights Week – held from Sunday, March 11 through Saturday, March 17 – is a week-long series of programs dedicated to educating the public and enriching their knowledge of civil rights, diversity, and how society is strengthened when we all respect each other. We will be featuring a fantastic group of local organizations speaking on a variety of topics, including:
- GLSEN (Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network) will be discussing LGBTQIA rights on Sunday, March 11, at 3:30 p.m.
- Simakovsky Immigration Law will be visiting on Monday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the rights of immigrants and answer questions.
- Fairfield County Developmental Disabilities (FCDD) will be talking about the rights of the disabled on Tuesday, March 13, at 5:30 p.m.
- Former Representative Ted Celeste from the National Institute for Civil Discourse will share ideas for having a voice in your community on Tuesday, March 13, at 6:30 p.m., directly following the presentation by FCDD.
- Amanda Fensch will present Penguin Random House Civil Rights Book Buzz on Wednesday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m.
- New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone will be doing a Skype discussion about her pivotal novel Dear Martin, and how important diverse reads are for today’s teens, on Thursday, March 15, at 5:30 p.m.
- Finally, Ohio History Connection will discuss women’s suffrage and the role of women in Ohio on Saturday, March 17, at 5:00 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you at any or all of these events.
All programs will be held at Pickerington Main.
Please register online by clicking the links above, or by contacting us by phone or in person. To register by phone, contact the Pickerington Main Adult Services Department, at 614-837-4104, ext. 233. See the event calendar for more details on each event!