Read Africa Week Event Feb. 17, 2018

Recycle and Raise Awareness with Stories and Hip Hop Songs

Saturday Feb. 17, 2018 1:00 – 4:30

Shepherd Park Library 7420 Georgia Ave. NW  Washington DC 20012


           Make and Take

Illustrator Elizabeth Zunon will read her picture book,   One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of The Gambia and demonstrate how to recycle plastic bags into jewelry, dreamcatchers and basketball nets.


Write a Hip Hop Song

Hip Hop Poet Bomani Armah will lead a Hip Hop song writing session using his BARS curriculum which includes a multimedia presentation and graphic organizers. Participants will learn how to write Hip Hip songs about recycling and how to help students apply Hip Hop song-writing strategies to other topics.

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