Salas de Libros Literary Mediators Information Session

Worlds of Words, housed in the University of Arizona College of Education, in partnership with the Southern Arizona Writing Project, is relaunching Salas de Libros (“living room of books” in Spanish, called Salas for short), an innovative literacy program that will bring together children, youth, and elders from many different communities across southern Arizona to explore cultural identity and community through reading. In these spaces, reading spurs personal development, social transformation, helps us understand ourselves and our identities, and works toward a more inclusive world.

The program is looking for 25-30 community members to be trained as Literary Mediators,  volunteers who will commit to attending four mediator workshops this fall in Tucson, and to establishing a Sala de Libros in their community in Spring 2023. Interested mediators should be avid readers, be willing to promote a love of reading and literacy for social change and live in Tucson or southern Arizona.

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10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24, 2022


Worlds of Words
College of Education
1430 E 2nd Street, Room 453
Tucson, AZ 85721