The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Dutchess County Interfaith Story Circle will commemorate the 70th anniversary year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a “Freedom to Believe” Story Slamm.
HYDE PARK, NY — The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Dutchess County Interfaith Story Circle will commemorate the 70th anniversary year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a “Freedom to Believe” Story Slam on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Program partners include the Dutchess County Commission on Human Rights, Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill, United Nations Association and the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt-Van Buren National Historic Sites. The event will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.
Freedom of Worship — one of President Roosevelt’s “four freedoms” — is the theme for this storytelling program presented by the Dutchess County Interfaith Story Circle. Four featured tellers will share stories with attendees. Upon arrival to the program, audience members can submit proposals to tell a five-minute story of their own. Stories can be true or fictional, traditional or historic. A drawing will be held to select several storytellers from the audience following the featured tellers.
Please contact Cliff Laube at (845) 486-7745 with questions about the event.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Designed by Franklin Roosevelt and dedicated on June 30, 1941, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is the nation’s first presidential library and the only one used by a sitting president. Administered by the National Archives and Records Administration since 1941, the Library preserves and makes accessible to the American people the records of FDR’s presidency. The Roosevelt Library’s mission is to foster a deeper understanding of the lives and times of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and their continuing impact on contemporary life. This work is carried out through the Library’s archives and research room, museum collections and exhibitions, innovative educational programs, and engaging public programming. For more information about the Library or its programs call (800) 337-8474 or visit www.fdrlibrary.org.