Tha B.U.M.P. Host Let Girls Learn Day!

In 2015, Michelle Obama pioneered this initiative #letgirlslearn. She recognized that adolescent girls face multiple challenges in pursuing an education, Let Girls Learn is employing a holistic approach to change the perception of the value of girls at the individual, community and institutional levels; foster an enabling environment for adolescent girls’ education; and engage and equip girls to make life decisions and important contributions to society.

Tha Brown Urban Mother Partnership will host “Let Girls Learn Day” on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Mount Vernon Public Library from 10am to 12noon. Let Girls Learn Day in Mount Vernon is only a dream and understanding that reading is fundamental and emphasis on community-led solutions to encourage adolescent girls complete their education. Girls in grades 1-6 are being invited to the library to engage with women from different careers and cultures that will speak on the importance of education and reading. The Girls will receive free books donated from residents of Mount Vernon and participate in two STEM challenges while being encouraged by local women as they chat and chew on cupcakes and milk. With Love 💕 Cynthia

DROP OFF A NEW BOOK OR NEW BOOKS FOR GIRLS
#1 MVPublic Library 28 South 1st Ave. Mt. Vernon, NY 10550 10am to 12noon

#2 Cupcake Cutie Boutique 8 South 6th Avenue Mount Vernon, NY Mon thru Fri (9am – 7pm) Saturday (9am – 8pm) Sunday (10am – 6pm)

#3 Cutter’s Club 395 East 3rd Street Mount Vernon, NY. Tues thru Sat (8am – 7pm)

#4 The Alamo Bar & Restaurant 166 Gramatan Avenue Mount Vernon, NY  Mon thru Thurs (4pm – 1am) Friday thru Sunday (12pm – 4am)

Here is a list of books suggested for Let Girls Learn Day!

Book List
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Tuesday’s at the Castle by Jessica Day George

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia.

Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

Auggie & Me three wonder stories by R.J. Palacio

I Got This by Laurie Hernandez

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Counting by 6s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Dork Diaries by Rachel Renee Russell

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs by Crystal Allen

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

The Pendereicks by Jeanne Birdsall

President of the Whole Fifth Grade by Sherri Winston

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Write this Down by Claudia Mills

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena

March Book One, Two, Three

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