Representation Matters: The Journey of Qiana’s Braids

The stories we read shape our understanding of the world we inhabit, making representation in literature essential.

In this webinar, author and educator Chanda Austin will take you through her educational journey as a struggling reader turned teacher. Her experiences, both past and present, inform her work and fortify her belief that seeing yourself in a work of literature is vital.

Watch this webinar to learn about the importance of authentic representation in literature and the stakeholders who influence the stories that get told. Stick around until the end to hear a brief reading of Chanda Austin’s book, Qiana’s Braids.