UARR President Participated in ‘Who’s Reading What?’ Featured on Toronto Public Library Website
This initiative on the Toronto Public Library website “asks Toronto’s famous and not-so-famous residents what books(fiction or non-fiction) they’ve enjoyed recently and why?”
The list of recommended books along with his reflections on the benefits and/or limitations of these books are available online on the Toronto Public Library Website at Who’s Reading What?
Gary Pieters explained that he believes that reading is an important life skill and one of the important critical ‘literacies’ that allow us to make meaningful and relevant connections to the things that matter in our daily lives and its relationship to the wider world.
Gary Pieters, Educator and Voice of Change
Gary Pieters is President of Toronto’s Urban Alliance on Race Relations, and an educator within the Toronto District School Board. He is interested in issues pertaining to equity, diversity and inclusion and has contributed to a large number of opinion editorials and other articles in news publications; has given many presentations as a speaker and conference participant in recent years; and has won numerous awards.