Annual Events:

I See Me Book Drive

The I See Me Book Drive promotes the vital connection between the proverbial “village” and its students through the donation of books featuring characters reflecting the culture of students of color. Knowing how to read makes people safer, healthier and more self-sufficient. This investment in our children will surely reap a return for the entire community.

“Books Not Bars” Panel Discussion

“Books not Bars” in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of literacy and its connection to the school to prison pipeline. This is our way of educating the community on how illiteracy affects each one of us.

“Do You See Me?” Panel Discussion

“Do You See Me?” is a discussion about the under represntation of children of color in children’s literature. Featuring well known authors, illustrators, doctors and educators, we are able to examin what impact this has on or children and ultimaely our community from every aspect.