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September 21, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Dallas Public Library
Stories, songs, crafts and fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers! Parents, grandparents or caregivers are invited to enjoy stories and various activities with the little ones.
September 21, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Dallas Public Library
We supply the Legos, you supply the creativity!
September 21, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Dallas Public Library
Rene is the author of two critically acclaimed novels, The Enchanted and The Child Finder, as well as numerous essays and articles in publications such as the New York Times. Devoted to helping others, Rene works with sex trafficking victims and innocents in prison. Rene was the Chief Investigator at a public defender’s office and has worked hundreds of cases. In addition to her advocacy work, Rene has been a foster adoptive parent for twenty years, helping traumatized children heal. The child of a difficult history herself, Rene is an accomplished speaker who loves connecting with others. Rene’s second novel, The Child Finder, was inspired by her work as well as foster adoptive parenting, and explores themes of survival, resiliency, and prevention. Rene lives in Portland, Oregon, where she is the proud parent of three kids she adopted from foster care.