Every year, hundreds of celebrations of the African American Read-In take place across the country and around the world. These events feature the texts, talks, and discussions by and about African American authors and serve as a way to recognize and amplify their work.
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Harrison School District Two AARI 2022
February 1, 2022 @ 8:00 am - February 26, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Harrison School District Two in Colorado Springs, Colorado is proud to participate in the 2022 African American Read In. Throughout the month of February, students from across Harrison School District Two attending Stratmoor Hills Elementary, Wildflower Elementary, Giberson Elementary, Turman Elementary, and Centennial Elementary will read works from African American authors as they explore Black experiences and celebrate diversity in our community and others. Over 1,500 students from across Harrison School District Two will participate in this event as teachers provide this opportunity to align with Harrison School District Two’s core beliefs and AARI founder’s profound words: “It is important FOR ALL OF US to see ourselves in books.”