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Saturday, September 18th (Pavilion Hours 8:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.)
“A Day for Area Educators and Parents”

Presented by The Renaissance Group, The Hurston Wright Foundation, Howard University and hosted by Patrick Oliver Founder of, Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series. Online PR provided by EDC Creations Media Group.

Literacy NOW! Developing the Next Generation of Readers, Writers and Leader

Bring the entire family and neighborhood for a day of:

Meet & Greet with Children and Young Adult Authors
Panel Discussion ~ Storytelling
Special Discounts on Selected Titles
NEA Read Across America
Encouraging Our Son’s to Read: A Community Call to Action
National Association of Black Storytellers
Special Tribute & Conversation with Literary Icon Eloise Greenfield
Parent Call to Action: Literacy NOW!
2KNation Collective


10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. LITERACY NOW!
1. Jamal Bryant – World War Me
2. L. Trenton Marsh – From 1.0 to 4.0 Ten Strategies for Academic And Collegiate Success
3. James A. Merritt – Spencer’s First
4. Deborah Gregory – Catwalk & Catwalk: Strike a Pose
5. Yaba Baker – Princess Briana & Dollar
6. David Miller – Mama Used to Say “PARENT CALL TO ACTION”
7. Randall Horton – The Lingua Franca of Ninth Street
8. Honoring and Celebrating a Literary Icon: Eloise Greenfield - Childtimes: A Three Generation Memoir
9. Bobbie Edmonds - The Legal Navigator “PARENT CALL TO ACTION”


11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. LITERACY NOW!
1. Deborah Gregory – Catwalk & Catwalk: Strike a Pose
2. Yaba Baker – Princess Briana & Dollar
3. David Miller – Mama Used to Say
4. Eloise Greenfield - Childtimes: A Three Generation Memoir
5. Bobbie Edmonds - The Legal Navigator
6. Lyah Beth Leflore – The Come Up: Can't Hold Me Down & The World is Mine
7. Lori Nelson & Valerie Nelson - Hillary’s Big Adventure & I Can Do It by My-Self!
8. Ron Kavanaugh – Literary Freedom Project
9. Charisse Carney-Nunes – I am Barack Obama


11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. LITERACY NOW!
Literacy NOW! Developing the Next Generation of Readers, Writers and Leaders

Moderator: Patrick Oliver Founder of, Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series

Panelists:
Lyah Beth Leflore – The Come Up: Can't Hold Me Down & The World is Mine
Julianne Malveaux – Surviving and Thriving 365 Facts in Black Economic History
Cora Coleman-Dunham – Gathering a Great Understanding
Wade & Cheryl Hudson – Founders/Publisher of Just Us Books
Salome Thomas-El – Immortality of Influence


Location: Washington, DC Convention Center
Author Pavilion Exhibit Showcase, Hall E
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC, 20001
Admission: Free and open to the public

The Author Pavilion situated in the Exhibit Showcase, Hall E, Booth 107 hosts the nation's premier African American literary and scholarly talent who come from all over the country to sign and sell their books to an informed crowd of elected officials, activists, students, businesses, and representatives from every government agency and private industry.





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