When Leanne Lawrence decided to take her teaching career to the next level, she had no idea her life was about to change forever. Immersed in a culture of crime, drugs, and prostitution, her students would test her to the very core. Through a collection of true stories that will take you from the classroom, to the courtroom, to the county jail, Leanne proves that humanity triumphs over apathy every day of the week.
Leanne Lawrence is an educator and an advocate who believes that dialogue is fundamental in the crusade against apathy, abuse and intolerance. She is an award-winnng poet, an animated speaker and a gifted storyteller.
Come listen to Leanne Lawrence talk about her experience. She will be available to sign her book Between Hell & Hope: Teaching Humanity in an Imperfect World.
Alachua Library, April 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Text taken from descriptions in book.