Lesléa Newman at New York Public Library

Lesléa Neman will present talk about the community-wide impact of hate and hate crimes with her presentation “He Continues to Make a Difference: The Story of Matthew Shepard” at the New York Public Library (mid-Manhattan branch) on Friday, June 21st at 5:30 p.m.. Newman arrived in Laramie the day Matthew died in 1998 as the keynote speaker for gay awareness week at the University of Wyoming. Her book of poetry “October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard” will be a key part of the evening’s presentation which focuses on the tangible actions we can take to Erase Hate in our communities.

For directions and location visit the Library’s Event page.



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