by Kelly Webb
In keeping with the BTW Collective’s mission, one of our primary goals is to educate and in order to educate others we need to continue to educate ourselves. We at the BTW Collective know that the process of empathy and understanding never ends; it is a constant pursuit of knowledge, it is a constant exercise of exploring perspectives outside of ourselves, and reading is a powerful tool in the pursuit of understanding. We know that any action we undertake as artists or activists stands on the shoulders of those who came before us, and through reading and discussing the work of artists, activists, and politicians of the past we can use their lessons to inform our work in the present and future.
Goodreads is an app and website for book lovers. Individuals can track what they’re reading, review books, create “shelves” of their favorites, and get recommendations based on what they like, while authors can update and communicate directly with their fans and readers. Another great function of goodreads is its ease in facilitating book groups. The Back to Work Collective goodreads group will be a place where we can:
Kelly Webb is an actor, director and writer living in Brooklyn.
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