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National Hook Up of Black Women, Inc. DC Chapter
February 17, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
NHBW, Inc. DC Chapter hosts the African-American Read-In at Washington, DC’s Bridges Academy Charter School that serves K-8th graders. The interactive read-along features two award-winning books written and illustrated by African-Americans. The two sessions will be preceded by guided Mindfulness Meditation and Movement activities.
Bridges Academy Founder Lillette Campbell has welcomed DC Chapter members at the school for nearly 10 years when the relationship was established by NHBW DC Chapter founder and renowned civil rights advocate Dr. Jannette Hoston Harris.
Bridges Academy is the beneficiary of year round book donations that feed a designated “book corner.”
The private virtual activity will host an expected 180 students and 20 teachers and administrators