National Endowment for the Arts Big Read: Kickoff Book Discussion with Jesus Salazar
Lewis & Clark Library is a recipient of a grant of $15,000 to host the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in Lewis & Clark county. Their NEA Big Read focuses on Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea. Activities will take place in January 2021. NEA Big Read aims to inspire conversation and discovery by broadening our understanding of our world, communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book.
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We will kick off the NEA Big Read with a book discussion hosted by Jesus Salazar, who will lead an exploration of the theme of immigration, discussing both his own experiences and those in Into the Beautiful North.
Jesus Salazar was born in Mexico City and studied Graphic Design. He moved to Chicago, then to Helena 17 years ago. Jesus enjoys the outdoors riding his bike, and is seeking a second career as a Software Engineer at Helena College.