Thu, Apr 28|
I Love This Poem: An Online Reading with Literacy Partners
Poetry has long been a force for personal growth, expression, and social justice. In celebration of poetry month we bring you some of the most compelling voices from the world of books, television, and cinema reading a favorite poem in support of our mission.
Time & Location
Apr 28, 2022, 8:00 PM
About the Event
Literacy Partners is an adult literacy program. Parents come to our programs to transform their lives and create a brighter future for their children. With our free classes, workshops and educational media, parents enhance their literacy and language skills for success in today’s world, while building the skills they need to better promote their children’s healthy development, social emotional growth, and school readiness.
We present this public reading in celebration of the power of poetry to heal, connect, and inspire us to advocate for a more just and equitable world. #WordsShapeOurWorld
Participating Readers, The virtual reading will feature a star studded cast, including:
Common, Julianne Moore, Liev Scheiber, Danai Gurira, Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo
Cleo Wade, Tayari Jones, Kiese Laymon, Tommy Orange, Dinaw Mengestu, Kevin Kline
John Lithgow, Megha Majumdar
Students: Angie Venture & Monica Bunay