Read Woke: Mini Tour of the Dr. Percy and Lileah Harris House

  • Details

  • 6/30/21
  • 10 a.m. -
  • Free
  • All Ages
  • Categories

  • Community
  • Educational

Event Description

A virtual visit will explore the history behind this residence, added to the National Register of Historic Places this year, which was home to Cedar Rapids Civil Right leaders Percy and Lileah Harris.

Read Woke is a nationwide initiative started by school librarian Cicely Lewis. Join us for weekly programs that spark critical conversations and connect our community.

June 2 – Mary Vermillion Author Interview

June 9 – Be Heard

June 16 – Inclusive ICR and Other Online Resources

June 23 – Allyship, Presented by the Civil Rights Commission

June 30 – Dr. Percy and Lileah Harris House Tour

July 7 – Be Heard

July 14 – Exploring Diversity in the History of Cedar Rapids

July 21 – Mini Virtual Tour of the African American Museum of Iowa

July 28 – Mother Mosque Virtual Tour

Register for the online Read Woke Challenge to log your minutes. This and other virtual Library programs can be viewed anytime on the Library's YouTube channel or Facebook page.