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SW Community Reads Event – Ida B. Wells

May 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Join us as our community reads and learns about Ida B. Wells-Barnett, the new namesake of our high school and a powerful advocate for equity, education and civil rights.

Community Speaker Event About Ida B. Wells

Event Flyer Ida B Wells SW Community Reads Event

Please join us on Thursday, May 6th from 6-7 PM for a Community Conversation with Ida B. Wells-Barnett’s Great-Grandson Dan Duster.  The event is co-sponsored by Ida B. Wells High School Community Equity Council (CEC) and Wells Cluster PTA’s.

Please register by 3 PM on May 6th to receive the webinar link by email.

Click here to Register to this Virtual Event

Ida B. Wells-Barnett Books

Flyer. The image is linked to a PDF version of the flyer on Google Drive.

The PTAs of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett High School feeder schools have joined together to purchase copies of books that will be available to our community through your school library. The books are:

To purchase your own copies of these books or any others, we recommend supporting Third Eye Books (a local Black-owned bookstore) and Annie Bloom’s Books in Multnomah Village.

Digital Books About Ida B. Wells

Three e-book biographies about Ida B. Wells (levels kindergarten to 5th grade) are available for check out in the Hayhurst Destiny catalog.

The Multnomah County Library also has digital copies available throughout March.


Questions/comments? Please contact Jackie Haddon and Erika Robles-Jones, Co-Presidents, Maplewood PTA