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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and GEEARS Announce Seventh Annual Mayor’s Summer Reading Club

Post Date:05/29/2019 4:24 PM

Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

 

Nikki Forman, Deputy Director Communications
  470-372-8754, cell
nforman@atlantaga.gov

 

Media Advisory

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and GEEARS Announce Seventh Annual Mayor’s Summer Reading Club

WHO:

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

Mindy Binderman, Founding Executive Director, GEEARS

Pearl Cleage

Zaron W. Burnett, Jr.

WHAT:

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (GEEARS) will kick off the 7th Annual Mayor’s Summer Reading Club (MSRC). MSRC promotes literacy skills, family engagement, and vocabulary enrichment for youth from birth to age five – with additional support for family members based in Atlanta.

This year’s Summer reading selections include: In My Granny’s Garden, by Atlanta authors, Pearl Cleage and Zaron W. Burnett, Jr. with illustrations by Atlanta artist Radcliffe Bailey as well as Grandma & Me and Grandpa & Me, written by Karen Katz.

This event is free and open to the public.

WHEN:

Thursday, May 30, 2019
10:00 am – 11:00 am

WHERE:

Alliance Theatre
1280 Peachtree Street, NE

Atlanta, GA 30309

 

 

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For more information about the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club, the full list of partners, and a calendar of MSRC events, visit www.MayorsReadingClub.org

For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit www.atlantaga.gov or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter @CityofAtlanta. Follow Mayor Bottoms on Facebook and Twitter @KeishaBottoms

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