@ Busboys and Poets Takoma: Maria Leonard Olsen - Not the Cleaver Family: The New Normal in Modern American Families

Upcoming Event
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Families today no longer follow a template—if they ever really did. From same-sex parents to parents and siblings of different races, American families are charting new paradigms of diversity. Olsen, a lawyer, journalist and children’s book author whose own parentage is biracial, has interviewed hundreds of families across the country, and her book recounts a wide range of experiences. While these add up to a vivid profile of a thriving new America, they also show that insensitivity and ignorance still exist, and Olsen has advice for educating and raising consciousness about the many meanings of “family.”

Busboys and Poets Takoma
235 Carroll St NW
Washington, DC 20012
Non Fiction
Not Signed or Personalized