Former "troubled youth" and Danish activist and journalist, Ronni Abergel, founded The Human Library 21 years ago. It offers up unconventional people, following vetting and training, to answer deeply intimate but respectful questions and help expand perceptions. "People want to have safe spaces to connect and maybe diffuse some of the tension in the air," Abergel says. The Human Library has grown to 1,000 human books, 80 countries, and more than 50 languages and has expanded to virtual events during the pandemic.

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