Rainbow Library Community Reads Project

  • Organization Name:
    New Haven Gay & Lesbian Community Center, Inc

  • Organization City:
    New Haven

  • Amount Awarded:
    $4,999.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY19

  • Grant Summary:

    Funding will be used for the Rainbow Library Community Reads Project to spark young readers to engage with LGBTQ+ history and literature through reading, discussion, and writing. By giving schools and libraries across Connecticut affirming texts and instructional resources, the project will promote learning and rich discussion about LGBTQ+ history and themes. Rainbow Library packages will arrive with school staff in the first week of September and Rainbow Reader Summit where students will engage with an LGBTQ+ author and each other on the books’ humanities themes will take place in November.


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