Language, Literacy and Lore

 

Language, Literacy and Lore is a NABS national community outreach initiative in support of NEA's Read Across America signature program.  During the month of March, NABS Affiliates will host storytelling performances and workshops in their cities for youth and family audiences, targeting underserved communities.  Free books and literacy aides will be distributed to audience members.

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About NEA Read Across America. The National Education Association is building a nation of readers through its signature program, NEA’s Read Across America. Now in its 20th year, this year-round program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources.

LANGUAGE, LITERACY AND LORE EVENTS

DATE CITY LOCATION TIME  HOSTING AFFILIATE/CONTACT
MARCH 2  SAN DIEGO, CA NHA Fist Step
Head Start  
Child Development
9:30 a.m. Black Storytellers of San Diego, Inc.
MARCH 2 ATLANTA, GA West End Library 3:00-5:00 p.m. Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia
MARCH 2 WICHITA, KS Clark Elementary
Wichita, KS
  Wichita Griots

MARCH
2

ROCHESTER, NY Enrico Fermi School #17
BEAR - Be Excited About Reading
5:30-7:30 p.m. Blackstorytelling League of Rochester
MARCH 4 PHILADELPHIA, PA Cecil B. Moore Library 3:00 p.m. Keepers of the Culture
MARCH 7 PHILADELPHIA, PA Mighty Writers North
Church of the Advocate
6:00-8:00 p.m. Keepers of the Culture

MARCH
9

WICHITA, KS

Jackson Elementary School

9:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m.

Wichita Griots
MARCH 10 PHILADELPHIA, PA

People for Early
Childhood/Charter School

9:00-5:00 Keepers of the Culture

MARCH
13

CLEVELAND, OH

Women's History Month Open Mic 
Warrensville Heights County Library

6:30 p.m.  Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers
MARCH 15 SALT LAKE CITY, UT

Nibley Park School
2785 So. 800 E. 
Salt Lake, City, Utah

9:00-Noon Nubian Storytellers of Utah Leadership
MARCH 18 RALIEGH, NC Richard B Harrison Community Center   North Carolina Association of Black Storytellers
MARCH 26 TOWSON, MD

Women's History Month
Hampton National Historic Site
535 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD

2:00 p.m. Griots Circle of Maryland

This project is a collaborative effort between NABS National Affiliate  and Adopt-A-Teller Programs.  It is made possible in part by a generous donation from the McGraw Hill Education Foundation.

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