Literacy for All Luncheon
Date: Friday, September 25, 2015
Location: The Gallery Event Space in the Power & Light District
This year’s event will feature community leaders, along with Literacy Kansas City volunteers and students, speaking about the critical need for literacy in our homes, schools and businesses – and how we are working to accomplish our vision of literacy for all. Our Featured Speakers include Steve Potter, Director of Mid-Continent Public Libraries and New York Times bestselling author Candice Millard.
Get more details and RSVP online from our event page!
The Power of Reading and Writing
Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Location: Kansas City Public Library—Plaza Branch, Truman Auditorium
In partnership with The Writers Place and the Kansas City Public Library, this annual event will showcase new readers and writers, along with two professional writers, and celebrate the connection between reading and writing. KCPT’s Nick Haines will serve as master of ceremonies, introducing an all-star lineup, including four new adult readers who have been tutored by LiteracyKC volunteers, twin writers from The Writers Place youth classes, a military veteran who has participated in TWP’s Writing My Way Back Home workshop, and two seasoned writers, Kansas City Star columnist Jeneé Osterheldt and playwright Frank Higgins.
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