June 3, 2019 7:30 pm

Author presentation by Jamila Lyiscott, author of Black Appetite. White Food: Issues of Race, Voice, and Justice Within and Beyond the Classroom

Educators receive a 20% discount on all merchandise tonight only!

This bi-annual event for educators (teachers, librarians, and administrators for K-12 students) is your chance to learn about new books and materials, meet authors with books relevant to your classroom, and learn about Greenlight’s partnership opportunities for your school. For this Spring event, Greenlight offers new titles chosen by our talented children’s book sales representatives from Scholastic. Handouts will be provided, and all items will be available for sale at a special 20% discount tonight only! The evening will conclude with a book presentation by Jamila Lyiscott, founder and co-director of the Cyphers For Justice youth, research, and advocacy program, apprenticing NYC High School youth, incarcerated youth, and educators as critical social researchers through hip-hop, spoken word, and digital literacy. She is the author of Black Appetite. White Food: Issues of Race, Voice, and Justice Within and Beyond the Classroom. A wine reception and book signing follow the hour-long event, offering the opportunity to continue the conversation with authors, publishers, and Greenlight staff about possibilities for your school.  You can also expect door prizes and free book-related materials for educators! Feel free to forward this invitation to any and all educators in your life who might be interested in this opportunity for professional development (and free books and wine).

 

For educators only. RSVPs are required for this event, and educator ID is required for special discount. Please email [email protected] to RSVP and indicate your name, job title, grade, and school affiliation.

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