Look for “Literacy Oasis in Formation: From Bookapalooza to Charnice Milton Community Bookstore” in the September edition of East of the River. Relevant research, related references below.
Update: 9/7 show postponed due to slower than hoped technical rebuild.
Charnice Milton Community Bookstore Literacy Month events —
9/7 and 9/14: We Luv Books Radio Program Launch, 7-8 p.m.
9/11: &Pizza (U Street) donating $2/pizza, 6-9 p.m.
9/16: ARTivism Afternoon: A Community Celebration for Oppressive Times, 3-6 p.m.
9/30: Politics & Prose donating 20% of profits all day.
Research and Reference Links
For more background on “Literacy Oasis in Formation: From Bookapalooza to Charnice Milton Community Bookstore” article:
Find recent neighborhood-specific child poverty figures and much more, from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2011-2015) at DC Action for Children.
Find current research on book ownership, urban “book deserts,” and related topics on the Education Town Hall, July 13, 2017.
Learn more about bookstore partner, Carolina Youth Initiative, as well as the Books and Breakfast DC of HandsUpUnited.